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MSc Translational Neuroscience

Imperial College London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Hammersmith

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    02-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is designed to provide high-quality training to tomorrow's neuroscientists, who will play a vital role in not only understanding what causes neurological and psychiatric disorders but also developing better treatments and cures. The course will be delivered by world-leading expert clinicians and neuroscientists working across the spectrum in Neuroscience.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently listed Neurological disorders as a global emergency with the numbers of people affected by such disorders predicted to markedly increase over the next 25 years as life expectancy globally increases. For the vast majority of neurological disorders, there are no effective treatments. Uniquely, this programme will provide theoretical and practical training to you in the various methodologies utilised in translational research for the development of novel therapeutic approaches to treat neurological conditions.

The taught component of the course will be delivered by academics/clinicians at the forefront of research and clinical practice, and will equip you with an excellent foundation in neuroscience, particularly in how the different cellular components in the central nervous system physiologically work together to control brain function, and how this malfunctions in a variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders. The research component will allow you to explore a particular neurological or psychiatric disorder in greater depth, and apply cutting-edge research techniques to help determine the causes and assist in the development of novel therapies for such disorders. This course will consequently provide excellent training for students, whether they wish to pursue an academic or industrial research career, in which they can play a vital role in better understanding the causes of neurological disorders, or developing better treatments or cures.

Tuition fees

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£ 36,700per year

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University information

Imperial College London

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

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    9th out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    180 82%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

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    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    76th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    190 79%

    10th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    12th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    28th

    10

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