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UCAS CODE: B140

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our four year BSc (Hons) Neuroscience course with integrated placement gives you a practical and hands-on approach, giving you access to the most up to date and high-tech equipment, enabling you to engage with the newest techniques in basic and applied research. It has been designed to provide you with the perfect first step towards a future career in one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of life and medical sciences.Our course differs from many undergraduate neuroscience courses in the UK, with a key focus on acquiring practical skills - an advantage that will set you apart from the graduate crowd.You’ll work closely with active neuroscience researchers working on ground-breaking projects and study a range of modules designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of brain function.During the course you will get the opportunity to:- Learn pharmacology through tissue bath experiments.- Perform EEG and EMG recordings and analyse the data with research-grade tools.- Undertake complex brain-slice recordings to discover how drugs work and how our brains are organised and function.- Explore how natural toxins and nerve agents are used in the research lab to discover how our brain cells talk to each other.- Discover more about the major diseases and disorders of the nervous system.- Hear from leading clinicians in our guest lectures.- Understand how research conducted at Aston University into areas like Parkinson’s, autism, dyslexia, epilepsy and developmental cognitive neuroscience is impacting the wider field of studyThe integrated placement will give you real world experience, designed to help you stand out. You can choose to complete this year in a variety of settings, from research laboratories to pharmaceutical industries. For more information, please visit our website.**Key course benefits:**- Access to state-of-the-art neuroscience laboratory equipped with research-grade brain slice recording systems.- Unlock your understanding of the brain and nervous system, from the microscope to the whole organism.- Top 30 in the UK overall (Aston University, Guardian University Guide, 2021). - 1st in the UK for Value Added (Aston University, The Guardian University Guide, 2020).- Enhance your CV and gain experience with the integrated placement year.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,300per year

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

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A level : BBB

BBB in three A levels subjects which must include one science from: Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics.BBC in three A level subjects which must include one science from: Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics plus B in an Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) or Core Maths.BCC in three A level subjects which must include one science from: Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics for Contextual offer students (more details https: //www2aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextuaIoffer).Excluded Subjects: We welcome the followin

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 103 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    119 52%

    62nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    77th

    30

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