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BSc Neuroscience with Industrial/Professional Experience at The University of Manchester
BSc Neuroscience with Industrial/Professional Experience
Gain a year of workplace experience in the UK or overseas to improve your employability through our four-year course.

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BSc Neuroscience with Industrial/Professional Experience / Careers

Year of entry: 2019

Career opportunities

The significant and relevant work experience gained during the year of industrial/professional experience makes graduates of this course especially attractive to employers. 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing the course.

Around one-third of graduates work in scientific research and development, which may require significant postgraduate study, usually a PhD.

The rest of our graduates go into a diverse range of careers, including teaching or communicating science, as well as careers unrelated to biological sciences including management, finance, marketing and the civil service.

Some of our graduates progress into laboratory-based careers in clinical or technical roles that do not involve research. 

Find out more about  how we help our students prepare for the workplace  and the careers our graduates go into  within  and  outside  the lab.

Accrediting organisations

This course has  Advanced Accreditation  from the Royal Society of Biology.

Advanced Accreditation recognises academic excellence in the biosciences, highlighting degrees that contain a significant research element and educate the future leaders of research and development.

The criteria require evidence that graduates meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including gaining substantial research experience.

In recognition of this, a graduate of an advanced accredited course can apply for membership of the Royal Society of Biology at  Member (MRSB)  level after just two years of practice, rather than the usual three.

These graduates can attain the qualifications of Chartered Biologist or Chartered Scientist one year sooner than graduates from other courses.