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MScTranslational Neuroscience

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Translational Neuroscience looks at how laboratory research relating to brain structure and function informs the development of new therapies for diseases of the nervous system.

Combining the research strengths from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health and the Faculty of Science, leading international basic and clinical scientists will provide an innovative and progressive programme. You’ll study basic neurobiology and molecular biology through to neuroimaging and applied clinical practice.

The MSc will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of advances in the field, research experience with internationally renowned research groups and transferable skills to provide a springboard for your future career.

Programme structure

Core modules

Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience
CNS Structure and Function
Genetics and Modelling of Neurodegenerative Disease
Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Disease
Applied Neuroimaging
Neurophysiology and Psychiatry

Optional modules

Option one:
Literature Review and Critical Analysis of Science
Ethics and Public Awareness of Science.

or Option two:
Computational Neuroscience
Neurons and Neuronal Codes
Mathematical Modelling and Research Skills


Laboratory demonstrations
Computer practicals
Student-led group work


Assessment is primarily by written assignments and coursework, although there are some written examinations and oral presentations. A thesis (potentially with a viva voce) is used to assess the research project.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States