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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is ideal for you if you have a strong academic record in neuroscience and plan to move into a research career. With over 50 research groups on campus, Sussex Neuroscience is one of the largest and most interconnected neuroscience communities in the UK. Our areas of expertise include sensory processing, neural circuits, synapses and ion channels, and neurodegeneration.

The MRes has a strong research focus. You’ll be taught and supervised by research faculty across the Schools of Life Sciences, Psychology, Engineering and Informatics, and Brighton and Sussex Medical School. A research project in one of our interdisciplinary research groups makes up half of the course credits and gives you the opportunity to gain valuable experience for a career in neuroscience.

Career

The laboratory experience and research skills you gain on the course will place you in an excellent position to compete for research studentships at leading laboratories in the UK and around the world.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

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£ 22,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    152 67%

    26th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    68th

    20

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