Clinical Neurology

Students will study at the world-renowned Queen Square, and will be taught by internationally recognised experts in the field. Students have the opportunity to interact freely with our neurologists, and undertake a specialist attachment during the second six months of their programme. 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 neuro immunology; autonomic function and neuro-urology; neuro-oncology and ITU neurology.

Compulsory modules
  •  Epilepsy, Pain, Tumors and Special Senses
  •  Motor Systems and Disease
  •  Higher Functions of the Brain
  •  Practical Neurology
  •  Theoretical Neurology

Optional modules
Clinical Neuroscience of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Skeletal Muscle and Associated Diseases
Peripheral Nerves and Associated Diseases
Clinical Manifestations of Stroke
Treatment (HASU and Service Delivery)
Neuro rehabilitation

Delivered through lectures, seminars, clinical teaching (including outpatients, inpatients, workshops, training for history taking and clinical examination and case demonstrations). Assessment is through written examination, MCQ, short case clinical examination, viva voce, continuous assessment and the research dissertation.

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, we form the world-renowned Queen Square and promote the translation of research that is of direct clinical relevance to improved patient care and treatment.

Programme starts
September 2020

Modes and duration
Full time: 1 year

Overseas: £27,040 / Per Year

Entry requirements
IELTS: Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each
At least two years of postgraduate experience in clinical medicine, at least six months of which is neurology

Bachelor's degree with a minimum overall CGPA of 6.75/10, 5.75/8.0, 5.25/7.0, 3.75/6.0, 3.0/4.0, or 55% where a GPA scale is not used. The overall mark required is dependent on the subject and the ranking of the institution at which the degree has been taken.