Taught course

Human Tissue Repair

UCL - University College London · Division of Medicine

Entry requirements

A medical degree or a minimum of an upper second-class UK bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject (biological science, biomedicine, biophysics, chemistry, medicine), or an overseas qualification or an equivalent standard. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. The English language level for this programme is: Standard. Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.

Months of entry


Course content

Human tissue repair after injury and in disease and the development of effective treatments are the focus of all biomedical research. This MSc programme, taught by leading scientists and clinicians, provides an integrated approach to human tissue repair focusing on inflammation, immunotherapy and transplantation science, and preparation for PhD study and a career in biomedicine.

UCL offers a world-class research and teaching environment in biomedical sciences.

The UCL Divisions of Medicine, Infection and Immunity and Surgery and Interventional Science jointly offer this MSc within the new Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) based at the Royal Free Campus, to deliver the only programme with an integrated multidisciplinary approach to learning about human tissue repair, regeneration and therapy.

The programme aims to harness basic, biomedical and clinical expertise and research strengths assembled from across UCL institutes and divisions and UCL partner hospitals, and together with industrial colleagues will provide world-leading cohesive teaching and training in inflammation, immunology, tissue engineering, transplantation, drug discovery and in understanding and treating human disease.

Full-time: 1 year;

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, e-learning, laboratory work and tutorials. Assessment is through examination, presentations, essays, practical reports and dissertation.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214