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Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology MPhil/PhD

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

Students joining NPP enter this outstanding postgraduate training environment. NPP brings together scientists working in world-leading interdisciplinary research specialities related to structure and function of single molecules, synaptic signalling in the nervous system, understanding of circuits in the brain underlying behaviour, pain and inflammation, metabolic disorders and the function of channels and transporters in cell membranes. Academic research in NPP is conducted at molecular, cellular, organismal and systems levels and may involve animal models of disease or studies in humans.

Careers

Recent graduates have taken up research positions in academia, including at UCL; Imperial College London; Oxford University; Queen Mary, University of London; University of California, Los Angeles; Kuwait University; Rockefeller University, New York; or within organisations such as the Max Planck Society, Cancer Research UK and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. Others are employed as senior scientists or medical writers within industry, as teachers or as editors with publishers.

Employability

Postgraduate education at NPP provides an excellent scientific background accompanied by an impressive set of transferable skills, including analytical, presentation and communication skills. This, together with the outstanding reputation of UCL research in neuroscience, physiology and pharmacology and collaborative links with other major academic institutions and companies, provide numerous opportunities for our PhD students to find top science jobs in academia and industry. Additionally, NPP postgraduates have transferred the excellent skills acquired in NPP to the fields of consultancy, scientific publishing and teaching.

Application deadline

30/7/2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,940per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 73 31

    5th out of 100 2

    12th out of 46 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 225
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    28th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    56th

    30
  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    183 83%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    18th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    64th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    161 73%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    31st

    21

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