Research course

Neuroscience

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle Biomedicine
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science discipline, or an MBBS degree with high grades. Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, but not essential.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Neuroscience MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.
The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.
The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of neuroscience. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills.
Your research project comprises the major element of the course. This project will involve 24 weeks of research in an area of neuroscience under the supervision of an expert academic researcher in the field.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in all sub-skills) You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Kirsty Sanderson, Programme Co-ordinator (MRes), Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
mres-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 5379