Taught course

Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration

University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine

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


Course content

During this online distance learning course, you’ll study the fundamentals of neuroanatomy and neurobiology to better understand the clinical features of patients with neurodegenerative disease and the molecular and cellular mechanisms underpinning these devastating disorders. You'll also learn how insights from the laboratory are translated into benefits for patients.

The course is focused around the University’s research strengths, including motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Helen Hickson