Ph. D. On Campus


University College London (UCL)

36 months
25900 GBP/year
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The UCL Division of Medicine offers a broad range of basic and translational research training opportunities under the supervision of academics who are world experts in their fields. The Medicine programme is offered by University College London (UCL).


Collaborative interactions between scientists, clinicians and healthcare industries at national and international levels provide our students with excellent networking and potential future career opportunities. The Medicine programme is offered by University College London (UCL).

Medicine is a multidisciplinary division combining excellent facilities with world-leading scientific and clinical expertise directed towards better understanding and treatment of human disease. Students will benefit from a training environment that fosters collaboration across the interface between basic science, clinical practice within our associated hospitals, and the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.


Recent graduates have taken up clinical, academic, postdoctoral and scientific advisory positions in the public and private sectors, nationally and internationally.


Alumni have progressed to positions in leadership in many areas including academia, the health services and industry.


The division runs several seminar programmes that attract high-profile national and international external speakers. There is an annual careers event for students, which includes alumni, industry, healthcare and scientific publishing representatives. In addition, academics in the division have numerous national and international collaborative links with academic and commercial organisations. Together these provide students with broad opportunities for networking and career development.

Programme Structure

Research areasThe biomedical disciplines represented within the research departments and institutes of the UCL Division of Medicine include:
  • Amyloidosis and acute phase proteins
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular biology
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Clinical physiology
  • Connective tissue biology
  • Diabetes and endocrinology
  • Drug design
  • Gastroenterology and nutrition
  • Hepatology
  • Inflammation
  • Intensive care medicine
  • Medical imaging
  • Molecular cell biology
  • Molecular medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neuroendocrinology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard or a recognised taught Master’s degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25900 GBP per year during 36 months.

Overseas: £12,960 (PT)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Research council studentships and fellowships are occasionally available for MPhil/PhD students. Opportunities may also exist for studentships funded by the UCL Division of Medicine and the Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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