Research course

Neuroscience

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMDMPhil

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Entry requirements

MPhil - A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. PhD - A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, plus further research experience and/or a further qualification such as an MRes. MD - A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

We accept applications for MPhil, MD and PhD in Neuroscience in many research areas. These include:

  • Motor systems development, plasticity and function
  • visual system development, plasticity and repair
  • neural computation and network systems
  • auditory neuroscience
  • pain
  • psychobiology.

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Department specialisms

Motor systems development, plasticity and function; Visual system development, plasticity and repair; Neural computation and network systems; Auditory neuroscience; Pain; Psychobiology; Neurotoxicology; Forensic psychiatry and clinical psychology; Systems and computational neuroscience; Behaviour and evolution; Visual perception and human cognition

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MD
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
fmsgradschool@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7002