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MRes Experimental Neuroscience

Imperial College London

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Hammersmith

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    02-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

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 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
  • Computational

You will also be required to write three mini-dissertations on set topics covering all aspects of neuroscience.

You begin the course with an introduction to the College and transferable skills sessions. The programme is comprised of three modules and each module consists of a research project and a coursework component. The projects lasts at least 12 weeks and is designed to give practical experience of laboratory research. You will complete a written report of 4,000–6,000 words for each research project. You will also give a poster presentation or an oral presentation on your project work. Each project accounts for 25% of your overall course mark.

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.

Tuition fees

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£ 36,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Imperial College London

  • University League Table

    5th

  • Campus address

    Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7 2AZ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    179 78%

    10th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    77th

    20

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