Department profile

Institute of Ophthalmology

UCL - University College London
2017/18 edition

About Institute of Ophthalmology

Funding available to study ophthalmology in London alongside world renowned Moorfields Surgeons and pioneering UCL researchers at the Institute of Ophthalmology.

Our clinical postgraduate degrees allow unique access to learn from the experts at Moorfields Eye Hospitals; study rare conditions and diseases, and observe pioneering treatments and trials that have an immediate effect on patients’ lives.

Worldwide reputation

We are part of UCL, London’s Global University – a multidisciplinary, research-intensive institution in central London, committed to solving the world’s most pressing challenges.

At the Institute of Ophthalmology, our world-leading fundamental, translational and clinical research has had a huge global impact, improving the outcomes of patients with a range of eye diseases and conditions.

The most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) has once more confirmed that we have the strongest clinical medicine research of any British university. Independent auditors have also shown that our partnership with Moorfield's Eye Hospital is the most productive vision research partnership in the world.

Future career prospects:

100% of our students have gone on to further study or graduate-level employment within six months of graduating. These include consultants, ophthalmic opticians and research scientists who now work for top national and international hospitals and research institutions around the world.

We believe that by learning from the best, you stand the best chance of going on to become future leaders in the field of vision research.

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We are situated nextdoor to Moorfields Eye Hospital in Old Street London. Sandwiched between trendy Clerkenwell and vibrant Shoreditch Huffington Post describe this as one of the coolest neighbourhoods in London.

Contact details

+44 (0)20 7608 6878
Institute of Ophthalmology
11-43 Bath Street
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