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MSc Neuroscience & Mental Health

University of Strathclyde

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Strathclyde

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Why this course?

The MSc Neuroscience & Mental Health has been designed, with feedback from industry, to fulfil a gap in the postgraduate market for a strong research-led neuroscience Masters degree.

The programme will allow students to build both a strong knowledge-base and a clear understanding of the practicalities involved in research, drug discovery and development of therapeutic interventions for disorders of the nervous system.

The programme will allow students to build both a strong knowledge-base and a clear understanding of the practicalities involved in research, drug discovery and development of therapeutic interventions for disorders of the nervous system.

Students will have access to expertise and facilities for in vivo animal studies, such as models for different aspects of learning & memory. The course will include training in associated ethical & legal considerations.

What you'll learn

During this Masters course you'll:

  • develop an understanding of in vivo models, plus cutting-edge techniques and technologies used in neuroscience research and drug development
  • gain the ability to conduct independent research and also to work as part of a team, with an appreciation of other disciplines’ contribution to drug discovery, development and delivery for neurological and mental health conditions
  • gain confidence in transferable skills and be effective independent lifelong learners
  • gain insight into entrepreneurship and commercialisation within the pharmaceutical industry

Careers

Our MSc Neuroscience & Mental Health students can go on to have careers in*:

  • academia (research and teaching)
  • clinical sciences
  • biotechnology and contract research
  • pharmaceutical industries
  • neuropsychology and psychiatry
  • regulatory affairs, policy and research administration
  • science communication, museum work and public engagement
  • publishing or the media.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 22,350per year

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

University information

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University of Strathclyde

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    University of Strathclyde, McCance Building, 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G1 1XQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 103 1

    15th out of 83 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    201 88%

    3rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    38th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    54th

    29
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 81%

    7th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    32nd

    21

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