University of Sheffield
Translational neuroscience looks at how laboratory research informs the development of new therapies for diseases of the nervous system. Combining the research strengths from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health and the Faculty of Science, leading international basic and clinical scientists will provide an innovative and progressive programme. You�ll study basic neurobiology and molecular biology through to neuroimaging and applied clinical practice. The programme will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of advances in the field, research experience with internationally renowned research groups and transferable skills to provide a springboard for your future career.
You will need a 2.1 in an appropriate scientific subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Reading, 6.0 in Writing, 7.0 in Listening and 6.0 in Speaking, or equivalent.
Core modules include: Molecular and developmental neuroscience; central nervous system (CNS) structure and function; genetics and modelling of neurodegenerative disease; mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease; applied neuroimaging; neurophysiology and psychiatry. Option modules: Option 1: Literature review and critical analysis of science; ethics and public awareness of science; option 2: Computational neuroscience: Neurons and neuronal codes; mathematical modelling and research skills.
Assessment is primarily based on written assignments and coursework, although there are some written examinations and oral presentations; the research project is assessed by a thesis, potentially with a viva voce.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 20,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
0114 222 2296