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This MS programme is focused, practical-based, highly innovative and "hands-on", mixing the cutting-edge of VR and SoMe with advanced practical training and telementoring in robotics and laparoscopy from some of the world's most renowned expert surgeons. This degree incorporates latest technologies that will place students at the forefront of modern surgical training.

About this degree

Students learn advanced practical skills in minimally-invasive surgery and have the opportunity to improve their laparoscopic and robotic skills.

Academic surgeons who are experts in their field and recognised as thought leaders in surgery teach on this programme.

You will learn about and develop Virtual and Augmented Reality models at the cutting edge of surgery and be among the only group of students who are specifically taught on the use of SoMe in surgery by some of the pioneers of this movement.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The MS consists of six core modules (90 credits), two optional modules (30 credits) and a research dissertation (180 credits). 

A Postgraduate Certificate is also available and consists of four core modules (60 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MS in Advanced Minimally-Invasive Surgery. Upon successful completion of 60 credits, you will be awarded a PG Cert in Advanced Minimally-Invasive Surgery.

Why study this degree at UCL?

UCL is one of the world’s very best universities, consistently placed in the global top 10 in world rankings. It is affiliated with University College Hospital (UCLH) which is recognised as a centre of excellence. The university has highly advanced simulation facilities for surgical training as well as excellent collaborative links with other similarly progressive units throughout the surgical community.

The technology integrated into this programme will allow students to be mentored and assessed by surgeons in Europe and the USA whilst being based at the Bloomsbury Campus, using state-of-the-art telestration equipment. 

The module structure will also allow students to work directly with experienced academics and develop projects that will be clinically applicable to their future careers. The international, multidisciplinary academic environment will allow students to directly interact with some of the key opinion leaders in surgery - learning operative skills as well as observing the latest procedures - and tailor their practice to be at the forefront of modern surgery.

Teaching and learning

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops, practical sessions, group discussions and distance learning. Assessment is through written examination, coursework, presentation, dissertation and viva voce.

What are we looking for?

When we assess your application we would like to learn:

  • why you want to study Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery at graduate level
  • why you want to study Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery at UCL
  • what particularly attracts you to this programme
  • how your academic and professional background meets the demands of this programme
  • where you would like to go professionally with your degree

Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.


Visit the Advanced Minimally-Invasive Surgery MS / PG Cert page on the University College London website for more details!

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