Undergraduate (first- or upper second-class) or postgraduate degree in biological sciences or closely related discipline.
Months of entry
MSc Neuroscience students advance their knowledge of brain function and dysfunction gaining a variety of cutting-edge experimental neuroscience techniques including use of model organisms, electrophysiology, stem cell technology, human brain tissue and computational neuroscience. Undertaking an in-depth project, students develop rigorous research and analytical skills while engaging with current scientific discussion and debate. There is a strong taught component with modules in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, glial biology, neuropharmacology, behavioural, translational and interdisciplinary neurosciences, neurodegenerative disease and drug discovery. It is ideal for those students looking to focus on neurosciences with a view to seeking careers in academic research, the pharmaceutical industry, and allied areas within business and science communication.
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Natural and Environmental Sciences
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