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Neuroscience (MSci)

Integrated Masters degree in Science
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4 years
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About this course

Study the brain's development, structure and function on this MSci Neuroscience degree. Discover the processes behind neurological disorders. You'll explore subjects as diverse as biochemistry, neurophysiology, and neural circuits controlling behaviour. This master's will open the door to scientific or clinically-related postgraduate research. It can also lead to a range of careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

You'll explore the foundations of biomedical sciences in year 1, then increase your neuroscience specialisation as you progress. Finally, in year 4 you'll complete an individual research project to prepare you for a career in neuroscience or further study.

Knowledge of fundamental sciences will help you master this interdisciplinary subject. Your work will be supported by lectures and seminars on the latest research topics and techniques, and delivered by leading researchers. 

You'll study in the Life Sciences building, a state-of-the-art laboratory, teaching and research space. It's designed to support cross-disciplinary work in biological sciences and related disciplines.

As part of your degree you can:

Foundation year

If you have not studied the required A-level subjects for this course, you can apply for our Science Foundation Year.

As a research-led University we undertake a continuous review of our courses to ensure quality enhancement and to manage our resources. As a result, this course may be revised however, any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when and how we might make changes.


What it’s like to study MSci Neuroscience

In this video, Bradley talks about his 4th year research project.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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