University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


Neuroscience is a multifaceted research theme, investigating neuroscience at every scale from pathological disease in humans, through studies of brain function in psychiatric disorders, to the biological development of neural tissue; common research interests are in neurodegenerative diseases (diseases of the motor system, basal ganglia and dementia) and neuropsychiatric disorders (psychosis and major affective disorders).

Course modules

Research areas include a wide variety of research topics but they all fall into 5 major categories: neurodegenerative disease; psychiatry and neuroimaging; cognitive neuroscience; clinical neurology; clinical neuroradiology and nueroimaging.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
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