Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Your undergraduate degree should be in an appropriate biological science or related degree. If you have relevant experience and a degree in a field other than those listed, you may also be considered for entry.
Months of entry
We have an established global reputation for research in neuroscience disciplines, fantastic research facilities and research projects which ensure your employability. MSc by Research Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience is an excellent course to start your career.
Study at an established global reputation for research in neuroscience disciplines including neurodegeneration, models of CNS disease, electrophysiology, regenerative medicine and stem-cell biology, behavioural neuroscience, cell-based assay, microscopy, molecular biology, cell culture and immunohistology. 97% of our research is of international standing (Research Excellence Framework [REF] 2021, combining 4*, 3* and 2* submissions – Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy).
You will have access to incredible facilities, including the £17 million Hopkins Building including electrophysiology and microscopy suites, Biological Resource Unit housing, full facilities for conducting research with cell cultures and biological tissues and state-of-the-art assay equipment.
Our strong links with national and international pharmaceutical industry gives you access to industrial laboratories and facilities to support your research. Many of our staff hold external appointments at various national and international research committees which provide you with additional opportunities for participation in conferences and other networking events.
We also encourage a collaborative working environment across the University giving you access to further knowledge and experience. In particular, the School of Pharmacy has strong collaborative links with Departments of Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, School of Biological Sciences and Agriculture.
You will be trained in a wide range of skills and experimental techniques, relevant to many industries, including pharmaceutical, food, healthcare and medical devices.
The projects you work on will be geared towards the needs of academic, industry and charity research priorities to ensure you receive a wide range of experiences give you maximum employability.
Strong links with the biomedical industry have provided previous students with working on collaborative research at overseas institutions.
For more information, please visit the Pharmacy website
Information for international students
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
Fees and funding
The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants. You can find further information, including information for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding page.EU student fees
With effect from 1 August 2021, new EU students will pay international tuition fees. For exceptions, please read the UK government’s guidance for EU students.
Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs. See our information on living costs for more details.
You may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary to help pay for your study. Students from the UK may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover these costs. See our fees and funding information for more information on what's available.
International students applying to study this degree may also be eligible to apply for a Chevening Scholarship.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Global Recruitment Team