Research course

Women's Health

Institution
UCL - University College London · Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women's Health
Qualifications
MPhil/PhD

Entry requirements

Science graduates must have a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Clinical candidates must have a registerable qualification appropriate to the programme to be followed in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Studies.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our research covers the life course of women from childhood to puberty, motherhood to menopause, and maturity to old age, with the objective of making a difference to the health of women in the UK and internationally. Research may be pursued across the fields of maternal and foetal medicine, neonatology, reproductive health and women’s cancer.

Research areas

  • Early placental development and pregnancy failure
  • Epigenetics and development
  • Fetal medicine and fetal therapy
  • Prenatal, fetal, neonatal, and adult gene transfer for disease modelling
  • Oocyte growth and maturation
  • Preimplantation development, genetics, and diagnosis
  • Perinatal and neonatal brain protection
  • Prenatal screening and diagnosis
  • Preterm birth and its prevention
  • Proteomic studies
  • Reproductive endocrinology
  • Sexual health and development
  • Women’s cancer biology and risk prediction

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    36 months
      part time
      60 months

      Course contact details

      Name
      Dr Angela Poulter
      Email
      a.poulter@ucl.ac.uk
      Phone
      +44 (0)20 7679 6050