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Neuroscience MPhil


Course Description

Course Overview

The Institute for Neuroscience has clinicians and scientists working together to understand the brain and behaviour. From the basic biology of neurons through to complex processes of perception and decision-making behaviour, we address how the mind, brain, and body work together and translate this knowledge into clinical applications for patient benefit.

We offer MPhil, PhD and MD supervision in the following research areas: Motor systems development, plasticity and function; Visual system development, plasticity and repair; Neural computation and network systems; Auditory neuroscience; Pain; Psychobiology; Neurotoxicology; Forensic psychology and clinical psychology; Systems and computational neuroscience; Behaviour and evolution; Visual perception and human cognition.

For more information on these research areas see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/neuroscience-mphil-phd-md/#profile

Training and Skills

As a research student you will receive a tailored package of academic and support elements to ensure you maximise your research and future career. The academic information is in the programme profile and you will be supported by our Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School.

For further information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/neuroscience-mphil-phd-md/#training&skills

How to apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/neuroscience-mphil-phd-md/#howtoapply

Visit the Neuroscience MPhil page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject. If your first language is not English you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate.

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