Best Schools for Neuroscience in the UK - University Rankings 2021

Neuroscience or Neural Science is one of the most challenging disciplines out there. That’s why a great academic environment with excellent professors can make all the difference. 

Since you already have your heart set on studying abroad in the UK, let’s look at the best universities for Neuroscience in this wonderful island nation, which attracts over 400,000 international students every year.

Best Universities for Neuroscience and Behaviour in the UK - U.S. News 2021 Rankings

View the complete Neuroscience ranking on the official U.S. News website.

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Student reviews of the best schools for Neuroscience in the UK

Do you know what’s just as good, if not better, than official university rankings? Reading what other students have to say about these top academic institutions. We’ve listed a few examples below, but feel free to check the reviews for each university, which are available on our websites.

Student reviews of universities on Studyportals' websites

University College London (UCL)

“I really enjoyed my time at UCL, especially my department. All the staff was lovely and friendly, and it felt like a big family rather than an extremely formal setting. The teaching has been great, and this has made me work so much more and efficiently, which has shown as a rise in my grades from my Bachelor’s degree.”

University of Glasgow

“UofGlasgow is a wonderful place for both local and international students to study at. The teaching level is intellectually challenging, and the courses are also very stimulating. People are so extremely friendly that it was ranked as one of the friendliest places in the world. If one desires to experience a Scottish-culture studying experience, Glasgow is definitely the place to go.”

Cardiff University

“I went here on exchange during my undergraduate and returned for my masters. The professors are very helpful, and the student population is diverse with lots of opportunities to do internship/project collaborations with real companies. It also has a great students union, with a wide range of clubs and societies. I would definitely recommend it.”

Imperial College London

“I love my time studying at Imperial. Everyone I meet, students or staff, are all incredibly passionate, whether it is about their studies or a cause. Being one of the most international universities in the world (50%+ International students in undergraduate studies), I get to meet people from all backgrounds and see how their passion for science has brought them together.”

Newcastle University

“The teaching is to a high standard, and there are always opportunities to meet with staff to answer any queries. The social aspect is great as there are always events taking place, meaning you can meet new people, as well as in lectures and seminar groups.”

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