University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Neurology

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).

Entry requirements

Relevant 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent from an approved institution; international candidates must have passed the PLAB examination or have obtained exemption from it.

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Telephone number: 
0114 222 2722