University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Translational Neuropathology

This course combines taught modules on the fundamental aspects of the major nervous system diseases, with the development of practical laboratory skills encompassing histopathology, molecular pathology and microscopy. You'll be trained to use tissue samples in neuroscience research aimed at understanding the pathophysiology of nervous system diseases and you'll discover how laboratory breakthroughs have been translated into clinical benefits. The course will be taught by scientists and consultant neuropathologists who are experts in their fields. You'll get the opportunity to carry out neuroanatomy dissection and you'll work with leading research groups during the research project. Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

MSc: Minimum 2:1 BSc in a relevant science. Intercalating medical students are welcome to apply. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 7.0 in listening and 6.0 in the other components.

Assessment methods

Assessment is primarily through written assignments and coursework, along with practical laboratory assessments, spotter exams, presentations and debates. The research project is assessed by a thesis and oral presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years

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