Taught course

Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 in an appropriate scientific subject. Applicants with a 2.2 will need to provide a strong supporting statement and will be interviewed by telephone.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This distance learning course enables you to apply the fundamentals of neuroanatomy and neurobiology to better understand the clinical features of patients with neurodegenerative disease, the molecular and cellular mechanisms underpinning these devastating disorders, and learn how insights from the laboratory are translated into benefits for patients.

It is focused around areas of research strength in Sheffield, including motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

This course takes a programme level approach with a balanced portfolio of formative and summative assessments, including an emphasis on development of communication skills and application of knowledge to real world situations.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,083
International students
£4,083

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Helen Hickson
Email
nnd@sheffield.ac.uk