A degree in medicine or a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university of an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in psychology, biological sciences, biology, neuroscience, biomedical sciences, anatomy and physiology. Graduates from other scientific disciplines will be considered on an individual basis. 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: Good. 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
The new Dementia MSc is offered jointly by the UCL Institute of Neurology and the Division of Psychiatry and tackles one of the biggest global health problems facing society today. It provides research-oriented and cutting-edge training in the study of dementia and its scientific basis, led by international leaders in the science and practice of dementia. Two specialised pathways, in Neuroscience and in Mental Health, are offered.
This programme is unique in linking neuroscientific foundations with specialist clinical skills and knowledge in dementia.
The programme integrates the expertise of UCL Institute of Neurology and affiliated departments at the forefront of the global mission to defeat dementia and is taught by international leaders working closely together to link bench and bedside as part of UCL's Dementia Strategy.
The programme builds on UCL's global perspective, targeting students in developing as well as developed countries to drive future training opportunities. The programme emphasises active student participation and enquiry, developing practical skills and unparalleled exposure to laboratories patients.
Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years; Flexible: up to 5 years;
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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