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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • a life science or related discipline
  • or an MBBS/BDS degree

This programme accepts both medical and dental students wishing to take a master's degree as an intercalation. You will need to have successfully completed your third or fourth year of study.

Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential. The modules you can study may depend on your academic background.

Months of entry

September

Course content

You'll develop your own bespoke course with our broad range of taught modules. You'll then complete a 24-week research project.

Our teaching is research-informed. Course content changes to reflect developments in:

  • the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Neuroscience is a competitive research area. Your studies will be centered around academia. You'll also have an opportunity to access industry experience in some cases.

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).

International students should contact:
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Email: biomed-international-pg@ncl.ac.uk

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
mres-enquiries@ncl.ac.uk