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Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration MSc

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    Duration: 3 years part-time

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

During this online distance learning course, you’ll study the fundamentals of neuroanatomy and neurobiology and learn how insights from the laboratory are translated into treatments for patients.

Course description

This distance learning course enables you to apply the fundamentals of neuroanatomy and neurobiology to better understand the clinical features of patients with neurodegenerative disease, the molecular and cellular mechanisms underpinning these devastating disorders, and learn how insights from the laboratory are translated into benefits for patients.

Teaching

The MSc is delivered 100% online and comprises short video lectures and demonstrations, interactive activities, quizzes, student-led group work, online tutorials and discussion forums.

Assessment

Assessment is primarily by written assignments and coursework including video-based poster and oral presentations.

Tuition fees

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£ 4,166per year

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

University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 103 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 69%

    21st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    20th

    13

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