Become the next generation of experts in Neuroscience. Scholarships available for 2024 entry

  • DeadlineDeadline: 5 April 2024
  • London, All EnglandLondon, All England


Become the next generation of experts in Neuroscience

The UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology is a global leader in neuroscience. We are at the forefront of the mission to translate neuroscience discovery into diagnostics and treatments for patients with neurological diseases. We are home to one of the largest groups of neuroscience experts in the world.

Our strong clinical partnership with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery gives us a privileged understanding of how to bring a truly patient-focused approach to research and education.

Why study at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

  • UCL is best in the UK for Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience according to research power (REF 2021).
  • UCL is 1st in Europe and 2nd in the world for neuroscience and behaviour, based entirely on quantitative data relating to scientific papers (2022 National Taiwan University report).
  • UCL is 1st in Europe and 2nd worldwide for citations in neuroscience and behaviour, with more than twice as many published papers as any other European university (InCites Essential Scientific Indicators 2021).
  • 12 of our professors are named as being among the most influential academics in the world (Clarivate Web of Science’s ‘Highly Cited Researchers 2022’).
  • UCL is named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

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We are delighted to offer the following scholarships for 2024 entry:

  • UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology BAME Scholarship in memory of renowned neurologist James Samuel Risien Russell – £4,000
  • UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology International Excellence Scholarships – £6,000
  • UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Stroke Academic Excellence Scholarship -£4,000

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Our postgraduate courses

We offer some of the strongest and broadest basic and clinical neuroscience degree courses internationally, with major capacity in translational neuroscience:

  • Advanced Neuroimaging (MSc/MRes) – also available as distance learning
  • Brain and Mind Sciences (MSc)
  • Clinical Neurology (by Distance Learning) PGCert/PGDip/MSc
  • Clinical Neuroscience (MSc)
  • Clinical Neuroscience: Neuromuscular Disease (MSc)
  • Clinical Neuroscience: Stroke Medicine (MSc)
  • Dementia: Causes, Treatments and Research (Neuroscience) (MSc)
  • Neuromuscular Disease (MRes)
  • Neurosurgery (MRes
  • Stroke Medicine (MRes)
  • Translational Neuroscience (MRes)

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