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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21, 03-JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

We aim to understand the nervous system and various neurological disorders. You’ll be guided and supervised through your research project by experts in fields such as:

  • the senses
  • synaptic physiology
  • the molecular and cellular mechanisms of learning and memory.

You’ll be based in the newly refurbished Neuroscience Centre, using a range of techniques from molecular biology to electrophysiology and multiphoton microscopy.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

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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