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The Clinical Neurology MSc provides specialised training in the clinical and scientific basis of a wide range of neurological disorders. The programme will equip students with a deep understanding of disorders of the nervous system and provides an excellent basis for a clinical or research career in the field. What and how will I learn? Students gain knowledge of the clinical features and scientific basis of the following neurological areas and disorders: nerve and muscle epilepsy pain movement disorders and Parkinson's Disease neuro-otology and neuro-ophthalmology stroke neuropsychiatry and cognition infections of the nervous system multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology Autonomic function and neuro-urology neuro-oncology and ITU neurology. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of six core courses (120 credits) and a research project (60 credits). Core Modules Diseases of the Nervous System: Epilepsy, Pain, Tumours and Infection Peripheral Nerve, Muscle and Special Senses Motor Systems & Disease Higher Functions of the Brain Practical Neurology Theoretical Neurology Dissertationreport All MSc students undertake an independent research project, which takes the form of a scientific investigation and culminates in a dissertation of 10,000 words. Options All courses are compulsory. Further details available on subject website: http:www.ion.ucl.ac.ukeducationcoursesmscneurology The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars, clinical teaching (including outpatients, inpatients, workshops, training for history taking and clinical examination, demonstrations and conferences) and subspecialist training in a single neurological speciality. Assessment is through written examination, MCQ, short case clinical examination, viva voce, continuous assessment and the research dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The mission of the Institute of Neurology is to carry out high-quality research, teaching and training in basic and clinical neurosciences. Together with our associated hospital, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, the institute promotes the translation of research that is of direct clinical relevance into improved patient care and treatment. This MSc offers students the opportunity to obtain clinical competence alongside a working knowledge of the scientific basis of common neurological disorders. It introduces students to major recent research developments in clinical neuroscience and includes a research project which will provide a grounding for future research work. Your future career This programme provides an excellent basis for a clinical or research career in clinical neurology and related disciplines. First destinations of recent graduates of the programme include: Neurological Centre am Rosenhuetel: Neurology Resident Apollo Hospital: Consultant Neurologist Institute of Neurology, UCL: Research Fellow in Neurology CHC Hospital: STI Doctorate Institute of Medical Science: Doctor University Hospital Coventry and Warwick NHS trust: Specialist Registrar University of Gremera: Doctor of Neurology Direct Medics: Locum Consultant and Physician Entry Requirements A first or second-class UK Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. Applicants must be medically qualified, hold registration with the UK General Medical Council (GMC), or be fully registered in their home country, and have at least two years of postgraduate experience in clinical medicine, at least six months of which is neurology. How to apply The closing date for applications is 31 July for the year of entry. Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Who can apply? Students with a medical degree and some postgraduate experience who a
The Clinical Neurology MSc provides specialised training in the clinical and scientific basis of a wide range of neurological disorders. The programme will equip students with a deep understanding of disorders of the nervous system and provides an excellent basis for a clinical or research career in the field. What and how will I learn? Students gain knowledge of the clinical features and scientific basis of the following neurological areas and disorders: nerve and muscle epilepsy pain mov...