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Neuroscience MNeurosc

University of Southampton

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    B140

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    20th

  • Subject Ranking

    7th

    1 (Anatomy & Physiology)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    149

  • Graduate Prospects

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    94

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.05

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MNeurosc

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Understanding the human nervous system is one of science’s greatest challenges. Southampton’s MNeurosci (Master of Neuroscience) degree will give you the skills to become a highly-motivated, talented neuroscientist.Our four-year integrated masters covers the breadth of disciplines encompassing molecular, cellular and systems neuroscience, neuroimmunology, neurodegeneration and neuropharmacology.Through expert training and guidance in subjects as diverse as cell biology, genetics and biochemistry, you will become well equipped with the fundamental sciences to tackle this truly interdisciplinary subject matter.You will build on the foundation of biomedical sciences in -year one, with increasing neuroscience specialisation through successive -years. This culminates in the final-year in an extensive individual research project, supported by a unique ‘Advanced Neuroscience’ module in which leading researchers give master classes, preparing you for a neuroscience career.This course provides an ideal stepping stone to scientific or clinically-related postgraduate research, or careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Graduates will also be well-equipped to study postgraduate medicine.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • AS
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

Grades / Points

AAA

Details

AAA to include Chemistry and one further science subject. A level science subjects considered include Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. Science practical components must be passed. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

20th

About this University

The University of Southampton dates back to 1862: located on the south coast of England, it is close to the New Forest and the Isle of Wight. The main campus is north of the city centre, near to a large managed woodland. There are excellent road, rail, sea and air links and London is just over an hour away by train.

Address

Main Site - Highfield Campus

Highfield

Southampton

SO17 1BJ

UNITED KINGDOM