You’ll need a 2:1 in an appropriate scientific subject.
Months of entry
Translational Neuroscience looks at how laboratory research relating to brain structure and function informs the development of new therapies for diseases of the nervous system.
Combining the research strengths from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health and the Faculty of Science, leading international basic and clinical scientists will provide an innovative and progressive programme. You’ll study basic neurobiology and molecular biology through to neuroimaging and applied clinical practice.
The MSc will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of advances in the field, research experience with internationally renowned research groups and transferable skills to provide a springboard for your future career.
- Molecular Neuroscience
- CNS Structure and Function
- Pathology & Modelling of Neurodegenerative Disease
- Literature Review and Critical Analysis of Science
- Ethics and Public Awareness of Science
- Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Disease
- Applied Neuroimaging
- Neurophysiology and Psychiatry.
A 20-week Research Project will be undertaken in the summer term.
Teaching and assessment
Lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory demonstrations, computer practicals and student-led group work.
Assessment is primarily by written assignments and coursework, although there are some written examinations and oral presentations. The research project is assessed by a thesis and presentation.
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, 6.0 in writing, 7.0 in listening and 6.0 in speaking, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Helen Hickson
- +44 (0)114 222 2296