University of Sheffield
Our department is home to a world-renowned sensory neuroscience research group. Their projects provide the basis for teaching and research training on this MSc. The course covers molecular, cell and developmental biology of auditory and visual systems. Advanced imaging and behavioral analysis focus on information processing: from sensory transduction to the central nervous system and behaviour. You'll also study animal models of sensory deficits and the development of therapeutic treatments for hearing loss and blindness.
Core modules Literature Review; Practical Research Project; Analysis of Current Science; Ethics and Public Understanding. Examples of optional modules Integrated Mammalian Biology; Practical Developmental Genetics; Neuroscience Techniques; Sensory Neuroscience; Developmental Neurobiology; Computational Neuroscience.
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||-||12 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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