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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

The MRes is a research-based course with a taught component. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.

The course is designed for graduates with a BSc in the life sciences or other science disciplines, and for intercalating and fully qualified MBBS or BDS students. It can be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route onto a PhD or MD.

What you'll learn

The taught component of the course includes subject-specific content in the area of neuroscience. You have the flexibility to develop your own bespoke course by selecting additional, complementary modules. You will also participate in training in general research principles, and other professional and key skills.

Your project

Your research project comprises the major element of the course. This project will involve 24 weeks of research in an area of neuroscience under the supervision of an expert academic researcher in the field.

The course allows you to experience an internationally competitive research area, predominantly in academia but also potentially in industry.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 100 8

    19th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 64%

    32nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57.0 57%

    83rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    79th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    179 72%

    16th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    17th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    22nd

    8

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