MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience


University of Cambridge    School of Clinical Medicine

Full time See Course MPhil, Other 1 year full-time
Medicine (26) Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience at the prestigious University of Cambridge. This one-year postgraduate programme seamlessly blends taught modules with hands-on research components, catering to aspiring PhD scholars, clinicians, and graduates venturing into the realm of translational neuroscience. Delve into project rotations, research training modules, and a symposium to showcase your findings. Gain invaluable skills in experimental design, data analysis, and scientific communication while exploring diverse interdisciplinary research areas. The programme's unique approach attracts students from various backgrounds, offering a comprehensive overview of neuroscience methods and statistics. Upon completion, you will possess a profound understanding of modern research techniques, critical thinking abilities, and the expertise to embark on a PhD journey. Join a vibrant academic community and unleash your potential in the field of neuroscience. Entry requirements include a UK II.i Honours Degree or equivalent in relevant subjects. Elevate your academic pursuits with the MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience.

About the course

The MPhil in Basic and Translational Neuroscience is a stand-alone postgraduate course in neuroscience offering both taught and research components. This one-year neuroscience programme is aimed particularly at those who want to prepare for later studies at PhD level, clinicians and others who want graduate-level research training but for whom a full PhD might not be required or appropriate, and graduates who plan a career in translational neuroscience, including careers in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

For this programme, applicants should already have or expect to obtain at least an upper second-class honours or equivalent in any subject relevant to the programme (including neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, medicine, statistics, epidemiology, physics, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and related subjects).

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