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The research in the Neuroscience programme from the University of Leeds seeks to understand how the nervous system, the most complex and highly organised part of the body, can generate perception, thoughts, and behaviour. 

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We then apply this understanding to seek solutions to real-world problems such as promoting healthy ageing, stroke recovery and spinal cord injury repair.

Career opportunities

  • There’s an increasing demand for people skilled in the knowledge of biological sciences applied to healthcare, in the form of biological and medical technology. Knowledge of the use of large data, its collection and analysis are critical. 
  • This is leading to an innovative and disruptive technological development for improved diagnostic and therapeutic tools for mental health, mobility, and common dysfunctions like pain.
  • Upon completion of this Neuroscience programme at University of Leeds , you’ll be well-placed to undertake a PhD in this field or as a junior research assistant if working in an academic, start-up or industrial environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioimaging
  • Advanced Data Analysis Techniques
  • Advanced Research Topics
  • MRes Research Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally have a bachelor’s degree with at least 2:1 (hons), or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline which would normally be one of the biological or biomedical sciences, but a natural sciences or engineering graduate will be considered subject to evidence of biological knowledge at an appropriate level. Subject to University regulations MBChB or BDS students who had completed 3 years of study may intercalate if eligible.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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