Aston University

Aston University


Students study topics in neurophysiology.

Entry requirements

A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in clinical physiology or equivalent in a life sciences based subject e.g. chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, chemical engineering, pharmacology, physiology, physical science subject is required or, when outside the UK, a degree or qualification deemed to be at least of equivalent standing; international students whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate a satisfactory command of English language such as IELTS: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each area.

Course modules

PGCert: core modules: introduction to healthcare science; professional practice. Optional modules: nerve conduction and evoked potentials; or EEG in practice. PGDip: optional modules: nerve conduction and evoked potentials; EEG in practice; dissertation 1 (research methods); dissertation 2 (research project). MSc modules: dissertation 3 (research project); leadership for health management; quality improvement.

Assessment methods

The mandatory modules are mostly assessed via coursework so students are able to benchmark their abilities early on and to develop their skills in managing their learning.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 50 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 50 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 50 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Aston Campus Birmingham B4 7ET West Midlands

Key information

LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3000