Research course

Neurosciences Research Institute

Institution
Aston University · Neurosciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Good honours degree in Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Optometry, Physics, Psychology or other relevant subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The department, which is now part of the Neurosciences Research Institute (NRI), is one of the largest of its kind in the UK. The multidisciplinary background of its staff and postgraduate students (biology, computing science, mathematics, optometry, physics, psychology, zoology) gives it a unique breadth of research experience, both pure and applied.

Department specialisms

Visual Perception and Visual Psychophysics, including spatial vision and motion; Computational Modelling of Vision; Ophthalmic Imaging; Ocular Biometry; Ophthalmic Lens Technology; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Driving Vision; Colour Vision; Binocular Vision.

Information for international students

Our own NRI funded studentships are only suitable for students from within the EU.

Fees and funding

College of Optometrists, BBSRC, EPSRC, department (NRI).

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Claire Cashman
Email
c.cashman@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3880