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  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Understanding the human nervous system is one of science’s greatest challenges. Southampton’s Neuroscience degree will give you the skills to become a highly-motivated, talented neuroscientist.Your four-year integrated masters covers the breadth of disciplines encompassing molecular, cellular and systems neuroscience, neuroimmunology, neurodegeneration and neuropharmacology.Through expert training and guidance in subjects as diverse as cell biology, genetics and biochemistry, you will become well equipped with the fundamental sciences to tackle this truly interdisciplinary subject matter.You will build on the foundation of biomedical sciences in year one, with increasing neuroscience specialisation through successive years. This culminates in the final-year in an extensive individual research project, supported by a unique ‘Advanced Neuroscience’ module in which leading researchers give master classes, preparing you for a neuroscience career.You can spend a year working in the pharmaceutical industry between years two and three. Also, opportunities available to spend a semester at a partner university aboard during year two.This course provides an ideal stepping stone to scientific or clinically-related postgraduate research, or careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Graduates will also be well-equipped to study postgraduate medicine.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,760per year

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A level : AAA

AAA to include Chemistry and one further science subject. A level science subjects considered include Biology, Human Biology, Physics, Maths, Statistics, Psychology, Environmental Studies, Geography and Geology. Science practical components must be passed. General Studies, Critical Thinking and Use of Mathematics are excluded for entry.Contextual Offer: AAB including Chemistry and one further science subject.

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    14th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 100 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    147 66%

    25th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    33rd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    15th

    18

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