12 months
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30690 GBP/year
15970 GBP/year
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About

This Brain Sciences MRes programme offered at the University College London (UCL) is an innovative research-led programme which brings together expertise from across the Faculty of Brain Sciences and offers you the opportunity to work and train with leading researchers at one of the most highly regarded centres of excellence in brain science in the world.

Overview

Students will gain an understanding of the human brain and its disorders from the molecular to systems level that will reflect the interdisciplinary breadth of cutting-edge research in brain sciences conducted at University College London (UCL). Students will gain theoretical and practical knowledge of core personal and professional skills that underpin excellence in research.

Careers

This Brain Sciences programme offered at the University College London will prepare students for research careers in academia, industry or business, nationally or internationally. 

Employability

The programme provides a broad understanding of brain sciences. The aim is to give students the best chance of obtaining a place on a relevant PhD programme. In addition the programme includes taught elements that will enhance employability. Transferable skills include statistical training, communication skills and training in research ethics and governance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Brain and Imaging the Brain
  • Structure & Function of the Brain
  • Introduction to Cognitive Science
  • Principles of Cognition
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Receptors and Synaptic Signalling
  • Current Research in Dementia
  • Neuroscience of Mental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor of Science degree from a UK university in an appropriate scientific discipline (e.g. neuroscience, cognitive science, biological and biomedical science, medicine, anatomy, physiology, psychology, computer science) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Preference will be given to applicants who have both core knowledge of direct relevance to the MRes programme and relevant expertise and skills in empirical research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30690 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15970 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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