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The University of Southampton
Southampton Neuroscience Group


SoNG provides an excellent opportunity for interdisciplinary training in neurosciences and the for the first step in a career in research, either in industry or academia. The strong links between basic and applied neuroscience in Biology and Medicine and the interaction with engineering and computing generate many exciting and innovative topics for PhD projects.

If you decide that the lab bench isn't for you after all you will still benefit greatly from our training programme. A lively programme of activities in public engagement and science for society serve to build important skills in managing responsibility, organisation and effective communication. This provides a strong basis for entry into a broad-range of professional career pathways.

Taught Courses

Our wide selection of postgraduate taught courses offers you the chance to benefit from intensive teaching while building on the skills and knowledge gained during your first degree.


Postgraduate research in Neuroscience can be pursued through a variety of different Schools across the University. Click on the following links to find out more:

We have formed an Early Career Researcher group for postdoctoral fellows and postgraduates - see ECR page for details.

For more information on our taught and research postgraduate degree programmes in neuroscience see our Graduate School web site.

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