Research course

Neuroscience

Institution
UCL - University College London · Research Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Cellular, molecular and structural neuroscience: synaptic transmission and ligand-gated ion channels; transporters; G-protein coupled receptors and signalling pathways; voltage- and calcium-gated ion channels Systems and translational neuroscience: neuronal network behaviour; pain; in vivo patch electrophysiology; optogenetics Intercellular signalling: inflammation; cardiovascular system.

Department specialisms

Cellular, molecular and structural neuroscience: synaptic transmission and ligand-gated ion channels; transporters; G-protein coupled receptors and signalling pathways; voltage- and calcium-gated ion channels Systems and translational neuroscience: neuronal network behaviour; pain; in vivo patch electrophysiology; optogenetics Intercellular signalling: inflammation; cardiovascular system.

Information for international students

See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT) Fee available on request from the department (PT)
International students
£21,530 (FT) Fee available on request from the department (PT)

Across the division there are three Wellcome Trust four-year programmes and one MRC four-year programme; MRC and MRC CASE, BBSRC four-year PhD, BBSRC quota and CASE three- and four-year studentships; NERC; and others. There may also be funding opportunities through individual research grants and Charity studentships as well as through other programmes such as those offered by CoMPLEX, UCL Excellence studentships, UCL Grand Challenges and UCL IMPACT studentships.

Funding opportunities available for students taking research programmes are available at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
96 months
full time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Tina Bashford
Email
t.bashford@ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7679 2013
Fax
020 7679 3001