Minimum UK 2:1 first degree/overseas equivalent in an appropriate subject; or an appropriate registration qualification awarded by a university in medicine/overseas equivalent; or an appropriate graduate degree; or an approved professional or other qualification obtained by written examination. Certain studentships subject to eligibility.
Months of entry
January, April, July, October
Course contentThe Department of Neuroscience consists of the Section of Neuroscience and the Centre for the Cellular Basis of Behavior. It also hosts the MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration Research. Professor Noel Buckley is the head of the Department of Neuroscience.
The main focus of the Section of Neuroscience's research is to further understanding of the molecular basis of neurodegeneration, focusing on the way the brain degenerates in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, motor neurone disease, and the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.
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Information for international students
For students whose first language is not English please see the link below and click on Admissions: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/index.aspx
Fees and fundingThe MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration Research generally has two or three MRC-funded studentships each year, as well as a number of studentships funded by the Wellcome Trust, the Alzheimer's Research Trust and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Samantha Smith
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