Minimum 2:1 BSc in a relevant science. Intercalating medical students are welcome to apply.
Months of entry
This course combines taught modules on the fundamental aspects of the major nervous system diseases, with the development of practical laboratory skills encompassing histopathology, molecular pathology and microscopy.
You’ll be trained to use tissue samples in neuroscience research aimed at understanding the pathophysiology of nervous system diseases and you’ll discover how laboratory breakthroughs have been translated into clinical benefits.
The course will be taught by scientists and consultant neuropathologists who are experts in their fields. You’ll get the opportunity to carry out neuroanatomy dissection and you’ll work with leading research groups during the research project.
- Basic Principles of Pathology and Histopathology
- Molecular Neuroscience
- Ethics and Public Awareness of Science
- Pathology and Modelling of Neurodegenerative Disease
- Neuroin ammation, Neuro-Oncology and Neurovascular Disease
- Literature Review and Critical Analysis of Science
- Research Project
Teaching and assessment
The taught component of the MSc is delivered through practical laboratory classes and demonstrations, lectures, seminars and tutorials.
Assessment is primarily through written assignments and coursework, along with practical laboratory assessments, spotter exams, presentations and debates. The research project is assessed by a thesis and oral presentation.
Information for international students
Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in listening and 6.0 in the other components.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Helen Hickson
- +44 (0)114 222 2296