BSc Neuroscience with Industrial/Professional Experience / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- BSc (Hons)
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
37-32 points overall including 5 or 6 points in two sciences at Higher Level, normally Biology and Chemistry.
- Number of places/applicants
650/4500 (Overall data for biological and biomedical sciences undergraduate courses at Manchester)
- How to apply
Apply through UCAS .
You should not usually apply for more than one of our biological and biomedical sciences courses. Please contact us for advice if you are planning to do so.
Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system and how they work to generate behaviour, perception, movement, thought, memory and other key functions.
These studies call on a wide range of knowledge and experimental techniques. New molecular approaches are advancing our knowledge of membrane receptor structure and giving remarkable progress towards understanding neural development.
There have also been major advances in our understanding of the biology of higher brain function and the pathogenesis of a variety of neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
You will spend your first year studying fundamental principles before going on to specialise in your second and final years. You will spend your third year on a placement with one of our partner organisations in the UK or overseas.
This programme has been accredited by the Society of Biology and is currently the only Neuroscience course in the country to be recognised in this way. Accreditation is awarded to programmes that demonstrate the highest standards in the biosciences and provide graduates with the skills for academic and industry careers.
The University runs several open days per year.
We also operate campus tours, which are available most days. These are with a student ambassador who can tell you all about life at The University of Manchester. It may also be possible to meet with admissions staff (subject to staff availability). These tours are open to anybody thinking of applying to us for any of the biological and biomedical sciences. Family and friends are welcome too.
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Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250 per annum. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £21,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
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