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Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

University of Dundee

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B140

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    31st

  • Subject Ranking

    4th

    2 (Anatomy & Physiology)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    195

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    80

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.17

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Our neuroscience degree explores behavioural neuroscience, including neuro-degenerative disease. It looks at the pharmacology of neuroscience, including anaesthesia and analgesia, the drugs that control consciousness and perception of pain.These will give you an understanding of how biomedical innovations are explored and developed from initial concept to their application.You will learn key theories - from molecular level to full body systems - to understand the field as a whole.Your first two years will cover genetics, cell biology, biological organisation, molecular mechanisms and processes.You’ll develop practical skills, including laboratory skills, data analysis, and how to design and run experiments. This will prepare you for carrying out projects later on in your course.You can pick modules that interest you and also transfer to a different life sciences degree if you choose the relevant modules.Our course curriculum is shaped by the work of our world-leading researchers to make sure you’re learning the latest advances, as well as gaining an understanding of the fundamentals of the field.Lab sessions throughout your degree will help integrate your knowledge and practical skills, as well as develop strong transferable skills, both in and out of the lab.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Grades / Points

ABB–AAB

Details

Subjects should include A-Level biology and chemistry, plus GCSE mathematics at C

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

31st

About this University

The University of Dundee aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. The university builds on its success by investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research, and equipping staff and students with the means to create real-world impact. Dundee's collaborative approach to teaching and research is reflected in its close-knit community campus, making Dundee an excellent place to live as well as work and study.

Address

Main Site

Nethergate

Dundee

DD1 4HN

UNITED KINGDOM