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Neuroscience (MSci)

Award
Integrated Masters degree in Science
Typical Offer
AAA View full entry requirements
Duration
4 years
Course Type
Full-time
Campus
Highfield
UCAS Course code
B140

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:

Practicals which use animals or their tissues are an important part of the course. These practicals follow ethical policies and we'll make adjustments for you if you have valid concerns about taking part.

Foundation year

If you have not studied the required Science subjects for this course, you may be eligible to apply for and enter through our Science Foundation Year.

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. 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.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).

Accreditations

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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