Taught course

Translational Neuroscience

Institution
University of Sheffield · Faculty of Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 in an appropriate scientific subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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.

Teaching

  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory demonstrations
  • Student-led group work

Assessment

Assessment is primarily by written assignments and coursework, although there are some poster and oral presentations. The research project is assessed by a thesis and presentation.

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 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

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
transneuro@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 2296