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MSc Neuroscience at The University of Manchester
MSc Neuroscience
Gain experience of neuroscience research through placements and an interactive approach to teaching.

MSc Neuroscience / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
12 months full-time
Entry requirements

We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree or the overseas equivalent in a biological or medical sciences discipline, with sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken. Exceptional applicants with a Lower Second with some research experience or equivalence would also be considered.

We are generally unable to consider applicants with an undergraduate degree in psychology due to the lab skills required for this course.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

You can apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents that we require with your form.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y N N N

Course overview

  • Spend most of your time working on original neuroscience research projects, gaining the skills you need for a research career.
  • Learn through seminars, workshops, small group tutorials and research placements rather than traditional lectures.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for biological sciences (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £11,000
    International students (per annum): £23,500

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 5439
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/biology/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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