A first degree in Medicine (MBBS) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants must hold registration with the UK General Medical Council (GMC), or be fully registered in their home country. Applicants should a) have undertaken a research project; b) have co-authored a publication in the area of clinical neurology or neuroscience, and explicitly state that they have acquired research skills through an internship, elective placement or similar and; c) submit a written research proposal to be reviewed for their application.
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 page.
Months of entry
The Clinical Neurology (by Distance Learning) MSc, is led by experts based at Queen Square in London, a world-renowned centre for clinical neurology and neuroscience, and delivered fully online. This programme will enrich and enhance the knowledge and portfolio of doctors with an interest in neurology.
This unique Clinical Neurology MSc by distance learning has been developed by neurology experts based at Queen Square, a world-renowned neurological centre, where four of the top 12 most highly-cited authors working worldwide in neuroscience and behaviour work.
With its concentration of clinical and applied scientific activity, the Queen Square Institute of Neurology is a unique national resource for postgraduate training and research in neurology.
A Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Neurology (by Distance Learning) has been running very successfully since 2012 and has over 80 students enrolled from all over the world. This flexible learning programme enables students to access teaching sessions at any time in any location, through the internet. Flexible timing means that the programme can be completed at a speed suitable for the individual student. The online programme is supplemented by contact with a programme tutor and for the MSc, a research project supervisor based at Queen Square.
Fees and funding
Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- flexible60 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Teaching and learning is delivered through online sessions with a multimedia approach and interactive features such as videos, interactive graphs and tables, case scenarios, as well as illustrations and text. Learning through real-world case examples is encouraged. For all routes, the assessments are through multiple choice questions, structured case reviews (written and online for mixed mode), tutor assessments and 10,000-word dissertation.
Course contact details
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