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UCAS CODE: B140

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BSc Neuroscience course examines how the brain and nervous system work to generate behaviour, perception, movement, sleep, memory and other key functions.The course also covers new technological advances that have been at the forefront of recent breakthroughs in the field of neuroscience, including biomedical imaging, genetic manipulation and functional recording at the molecular, cellular and tissue levels.There have also been major advances in our understanding of the biology of higher brain function and the pathogenesis of a variety of neurological disorders, such as mental health disorders and neurodegenerative disease eg Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.You will study a range of topics during the course, including pharmacology, physiology, motor systems, sensory systems and more, with the opportunity to choose optional units in particular areas of interest.You will spend your first year studying fundamental principles before going on to specialise in your second and final years.

Application deadline

25 January

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A level : ABB - A*AA

We require grades A*AA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics (the Core Sciences ). You must have a minimum of grades AB in at least two Core Sciences.If your grades are AAB or higher, with grade A in one Core Science, we will accept a grade A in Geography, Psychology, Environmental Studies or Physical Education in place of the second Core Science.Subjects with overlapping content are not normally considered as separate A-levels; Further Mathematics is not considered alongside Mathematics and

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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

    8th out of 100 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    168 75%

    15th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    20th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    68th

    16

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