Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics

This course provides specialist expertise in core neuroinformatics (such as computing and biology) focusing on the development of research skills. It equips students with the skills to contribute to biologically realistic simulations of neural activity and developments. These are rapidly becoming the key focus of neuroinformatics research. The course is designed for students who have a good degree in the biological sciences (including medicine) or the physical sciences (computer science, mathematics, physics, engineering). Students will gain foundational skills in bioinformatics together with specialist skills such as computing programming, mathematics and molecular biology with a significant focus on the development of research skills.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science discipline, or an MBBS degree with high grades; practical laboratory work experience is desirable, although not essential; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-sections) or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Secretary, School of Computing Science
Telephone number: 
0191 208 8072