Neuroscientists investigate the mind and brain – from neuropharmacology to consciousness – with applications from medicine to artificial intelligence.
This course is ideal for you if you have a strong academic record in neuroscience or a closely related discipline.
By studying with us you’ll deepen your knowledge, strengthen your laboratory experience, and build your research skills before moving into a research career.
How will I study? You’ll choose from a truly interdisciplinary range of options – from linear models in statistics to functional magnetic resonance imaging. Core modules focus on building your practical neuroscience techniques and academic research skills.
You’ll undertake two separate in-depth research projects, building your portfolio of practical skills and immersing you in the research environment of two different fields.
You will be assessed using a variety of methods including: -Essays -Papers -Presentations -Unseen examinations -Dissertations
Scholarships Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017) -25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver -Application deadline: 1 May 2017
Geoff Lockwood Scholarship (2017) -1 scholarship for Postgraduate (taught) of £3,000 fee waive -Application deadline: 24 July 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017) -Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council -Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017) -A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course. -Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Careers The laboratory experience and research skills you gain on the course will place you in an excellent position to compete for research studentships at leading laboratories in the UK and around the world.