Neuroscience brings together scientists with a wide range of skills and backgrounds to examine fundamental aspects of our brains and behaviour, and to develop new drugs and therapies to treat some of the most feared and debilitating diseases.
You have the opportunity to focus on areas of particular interest in this fast-paced field. Our wide range of lecture modules and techniques classes give you the laboratory experience needed for a career in neuroscience.
The practical research project provides up to six months’ experience in one of our truly interdisciplinary laboratories.
How will I study? You’ll gain a firm grounding in research skills and practical neuroscience techniques, with specific modules offered to those new to neuroscience to build core knowledge.
You’ll also choose from a wide variety of options – from biochemistry to psychology to mathematical modelling. During your research project, close interaction with your supervisor will support your development as a researcher. You’ll be assessed using: -Term papers -Unseen examinations -Presentations -A dissertation
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 Graduating from this course will put you in a strong position to move into doctoral study, as well as industrial research and related fields such as human-computer interaction and healthcare.