Research course

Integrative Neuroscience

Cardiff University · School of Biosciences

Entry requirements

First or Upper Second Class in a relevant area (eg. neuroscience, psychology, anatomy, physiology, natural sciences). As this is a training doctorate, previous research experience is not essential. Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS test (minimum 6.5) or equivalent. Please see our English Language Requirements guidance for more details.

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

This programme aims to give students a varied experience in integrative neuroscience research techniques, ranging from the genetic, cellular, and behavioural, incorporating methods such as genetic sequencing and human imaging.

Special Features:
  • Generous stipend of over £19,919 per annum
  • Tuition fees paid by the Wellcome Trust for EU and Home students
  • £40,000 over 4 years for research consumables
  • £1,500 for travel
  • £1,700 for training

Full details of the benefits of this four year programme can be found on our website:

Fees and funding

Funding from the Wellcome Trust is available to support students on this programme. Full details of this generous funding source can be found on our website:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Miss Catharine Hortop
+44 029 20 688 341