What will I learn?

Overview

This programme provides training at the interface between developmental and stem cell biology and can be taken in either three or four years. The four year version includes a first year with rotations in three laboratories; both include working in the lab and active, small group training in key skills including good writing, experimental design, reviewing papers and many modern techniques.

Careers

Many of our recent graduates have taken up postdoctoral positions, e.g. in the UK at UCL, the Francis Crick Institute, the University of Edinburgh and the Institute of Cancer Research; and in Europe at the Danish Stem Cell Center in Copenhagen. Others have taken up analyst, consultant and specialist positions at Cancer Research UK, Amazon, Merck Ventures BV in Amsterdam and the Boston Consulting Group in Berlin.

Employability

UCL is an internationally recognised and respected institution. A graduate degree from UCL opens up numerous national and international employment opportunities. Our students work with renowned mentors and are immersed in research at the cutting-edge of basic and biomedical science, emerging well-trained and well-rounded with outstanding skills, poised to take up posts in leading groups around the world. Most of our graduate students pursue very successful careers in science and medicine. Two of our recent students have been awarded the Beddington Medal.

Which department am I in?

University College London

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
£26,940.00 (27,81,509) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

UCL (University College London)

Gower Street,

London,

Camden,

WC1E 6BT, England

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
£26,940.00 (27,81,509) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

27 September 2021

Venue

UCL (University College London)

Gower Street,

London,

Camden,

WC1E 6BT, England

Entry requirements

For international students

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a recognised Master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests. Overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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