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Neuroscience MSc

University of Sussex · Faculty of Science

Entry requirements

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


Course content

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
  • psychobiology
  • neurodegeneration.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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