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You’ll need a 2:1 in an appropriate scientific subject, examples include Neuroscience, Psychology, Biomedical Science and Medicine. Applicants with a 2.2 will need to provide a strong supporting statement and will be interviewed by telephone.
Months of entry
Lead academic: Dr Jonathan Wood
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
English language requirements
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
For more information about entry requirements for international students, please visit https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/international/applying/postgraduate-taught
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time36 months
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Helen Hickson