A first class or upper-second class Honours degree in a relevant subject, or the international equivalent. However, in certain circumstances, a lower second class honours degree supplemented by a Masters, or sufficient relevant work experience, may be accepted. Please contact the Faculty of Life Sciences for further information.
Months of entry
January, April, July, September
Course contentThere is significant interaction between systems, cellular and molecular neuroscientists in the Faculty of Life Sciences to deliver a wide range of projects focused on research into the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neuronal regulation and neurodegeneration in the CNS and PNS. A major focus is to understand processes of neurodegeneration in order to uncover aetiology and/or treat the common diseases of the nervous system, for example Alzheimers, Parkinsons disease and stroke.
Visual and Geometrical Optics; CNS Repair; Eye Movements; Infant Vision; Contact Lenses; Visual Electrophysiology; Colour Vision; Alzheimer's Disease; Low Vision; Binocular Vision
Information for international students
For applicants whose first language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.
Fees and fundingFunded places are offered annually via Research Council studentships, and several studentships are available from charities, internal funds and some industrial sponsored awards. The eligibility criteria and level of the award is subject to change and so you are advised to check the website for current information.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Research Office
- 0161 275 5608
- 0161 275 5657