UCL (University College London)
Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor of Science degree from a UK university in an appropriate scientific discipline (such as 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 programme and relevant expertise and skills in empirical research.
Modules: research methods 1; research methods 2; contemporary topics in brain sciences research; dissertation. Optional modules: cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease; introduction to the brain and imaging the brain; structure and measurement of the human brain; introduction to cognitive science; principles of cognition; molecular pharmacology; developmental neurobiology; receptors and synaptic signalling.
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, independent study, journal clubs, independent and collaborative problem-based tasks, practical demonstrations and classes, computational work, and a supervised empirical research project. Assessment is through online tasks, unseen written examinations, essays, oral presentations, research-based tasks and a primary research article.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|