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You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
Your qualification should be in a relevant science subject such as neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, bioengineering or psychology. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.
Months of entry
Neuroscience brings together scientists with a wide range of skills and backgrounds to examine fundamental aspects of our brains and behaviour. One important aim is to develop new drugs and therapies to treat some of the most feared and debilitating diseases.
Choosing from our wide range of modules, you can focus on areas of particular interest to you. The practical research project provides up to six months’ experience in one of our interdisciplinary laboratories, giving you valuable experience for a career in neuroscience.
With over 50 research groups on campus, Sussex Neuroscience is one of the largest and most interconnected neuroscience communities in the UK. Our expertise includes:
- sensory processing
- computational neuroscience
You’ll be taught and supervised by research faculty across the Schools of Life Sciences, Psychology, Engineering and Informatics, and Brighton and Sussex Medical School.
We have reviewed all our courses to ensure the best possible learning experience for September, taking account of latest information and advice in relation to COVID-19. For updates on changes that may affect contact time, assessments, fieldwork and study abroad, check Course changes for 2020-2021. These changes are not yet reflected in our prospectus information and, of course, may be revised as the situation evolves.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
- Distance learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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