Taught course

Neuroscience

Institution
University of Southampton · Centre for Biological Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Undergraduate (first- or upper second-class) or postgraduate degree in biological sciences or closely related discipline.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Natural and Environmental Sciences
Email
pgafnes@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 4348