Taught course

Health and Medical Sciences

UCL - University College London · Institute of Health Informatics

Entry requirements

A medical degree (MBBS) or a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students who do not meet these requirements but have appropriate professional experience will also be considered. Students who have previously undertaken CPD may apply for accreditation of prior learning. 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

This unique, highly flexible interdisciplinary programme allows healthcare professionals to study a set of modules tailored to their specific needs. Participants at all career stages may study areas that complement and extend their existing knowledge to support their particular ongoing career goals so enabling them to gain the maximum added value from their studies.

This programme focuses on the particular needs of the individual. Participants are supported in selecting modules from an ever-expanding 'library' to assemble their own curriculum reflecting their needs and interests and those of their employers.

Key features are:

  • access to a unique and expanding range of generic and specialist healthcare modules
  • intensive, ongoing use of the personal development process to support participants on a one-to-one basis in reviewing their evolving professional needs and tailoring their studies accordingly
  • extensive opportunities to network with fellow professionals, senior academics and experts from across UCL and beyond
  • the opportunity to schedule study in a way convenient to participants' circumstances

2-3 years; 2-5 years;

Qualification and course duration


full time
60 months
part time
36 months


Some modules are taught by full distance learnnig. Other modules are delivered through blended learning, combining formal contact time with academic staff, research fellows and guest speakers, and interactive online study using the virtual learning environment. The amount and timing of campous attendance varies between modules - see module library for details. Assessment varies according to the modules selected.

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3370 1214