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Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology with Industrial/Professional Experience BSc (Hons)

University of Manchester

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology with Industrial/Professional Experience course will enable you to gain experience of the workplace on a year-long placement during your degree, making you more attractive to potential employers after graduation.The course combines major topics in experimental psychology and neuroscience to offer a broad grounding in this exciting field of behavioural science.The psychology component covers topics such as:- how humans and animals think (cognitive processes);- how the world is sensed (perception);- comparative and developmental studies;- abnormal psychology.The neuroscience component of the course covers topics such as:- animal behaviour;- learning and memory;- the action of drugs on the nervous system;- how humans and animals sense and respond to their environment.In Year 3, you will have the opportunity to go on a placement with one of our `trusted partner' organisations in the UK or abroad. Alternatively, you can choose to arrange your own placement (subject to approval from the School of Biological Sciences).Placements range from research project work to roles in education, the biotechnology industry and science communication.Our degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means as well as providing a solid foundation for a career in biological sciences, it constitutes your first step towards professional chartered psychologist status.The course also has Advanced Accreditation from the Royal Society of Biology , which recognises academic excellence in the biosciences and highlights degrees that educate the research and development leaders and innovators of the future.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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A level : ABB - AAA

Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A-level taken. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive.We require grades AAA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (the Hard Sciences). You must have a minimum of grades AB in at least two Hard Sciences and pass the practical assessments in these subjects.If your grades

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 103 2

    32nd out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    170 74%

    13th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    56th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 72%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    39

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