The aim of this one-year full-time course is to provide you with a broad research training in neuroscience, which will prepare you for PhD studies and enable you to make a more informed choice for your PhD research.
You will complete three projects during the year, designed to give you practical experience of laboratory research, and chosen to cover a wide range of skills.
Projects are provided by academics who are leaders in their fields of research and cover a wide range of disciplines including:
Cell and molecular biology Genetics Neuropathology Imaging
You will also be required to write three mini-dissertations on set topics covering all aspects of neuroscience.
On completion of the course you should have an understanding of the basic and applied aspects of research in the field of neuroscience and a range of transferable skills.
The skills acquired will also be of value for those wishing to pursue a career in clinical service, industry or scientific publishing.
Faculty of Medicine Dean's Master's Scholarships
Applications are invited from outstanding candidates from Imperial College London, the UK and worldwide who have the potential to become leaders in their field. There are no restrictions on nationality.Five awards are available for Home/EU students and four are available for Overseas students. Successful applicants will have their tuition fees paid for by the Faculty of Medicine and will receive and additional stipend of £17,000 to cover living expenses (paid in monthly instalments). Students with evidence of outstanding academic potential are strongly urged to apply, as are other applicants with a less strong academic background but who have professional, research or voluntary experience in a relevant field.The deadline for scholarship applications is 26 April 2016.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Tuition Fees and a £17,000 stipend
Available to Home/EU students and Overseas students planning to study a full-time or part-time Master's course run by Imperial's Faculty of Medicine in the 2016/17 academic year.
Interested applicants will need to first apply for a Master's programme run by the Faculty of Medicine. They will then need to complete an online form. Please see the Faculty of Medicine Master's Dean's Master's Scholarships page for more information.