Brain and Behaviour, M.Sc. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
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17400 GBP/year
8925 GBP/year
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About

This MSc in Brain and Behaviour at the Liverpool John Moores University covers the true breadth of this multidisciplinary field, from ion channels to human behaviour. Through hands on experiential learning, you will gain a cutting-edge grasp of nervous system structure and function and an appreciation of the field's real life applications in the clinic and beyond.

Overview

With the MSc in Brain and Behaviour at the Liverpool John Moores University you will gain advanced knowledge of the neural, pharmacological and physiological mechanisms underlying behaviour and the approaches used to study them.

  • Explore brain and behaviour presented in a holistic and neuroscientific context, covering a broad range of topics
  • Study on a course taught by research-active staff who are experts in their field 
  • Gain practical experience with cutting edge neuroscientific techniques
  • Acquire skills, knowledge and practical experience directly relevant to a research career
  • Enjoy both research- and student-led learning methods
  • Conduct a research project covering the full ‘research arc’ from study conception to dissemination

Neuroscientific research aims to understand healthy brain function as well as disorders of brain and behaviour in both humans and animals. As a relatively new field of study, which has only been recognised in its own right since the 20th century, it has benefited greatly in recent decades from novel technologies and has diverse applications including education, law and artificial intelligence.

Employability

Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

You will acquire acquire the skills to pursue a research career as a university academic or in research departments in the private sector, such as the pharmaceutical industry or consumer goods industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods and Statistics 
  • Current Methods in Brain and Behaviour 
  • Somatosensory Systems 
  • Applied Neuroscience 
  • Neuroendocrinology 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a minimum 2.2 or above in a relevant scientific discipline, such as Psychology, Biology, Zoology, Neurobiology/Neuroscience or Animal Behaviour.
or
  • equivalent professional qualifications and experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8925 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8925 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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