Description

Designed to give you the theoretical and practical skills needed to enter a career in neuropharmacology either in an academic institution, a research institute or in the industrial/business sector.

This stimulating course will give you the opportunity to develop your practical skills through an extended laboratory-based research project. It will also enable you to develop an ability to plan a research project, apply effective data analysis skills to your results, and to communicate your findings in an articulate and professional manner.

This course is ideal if you are:

  • a recent graduate and looking for the professional skills needed to obtain a job in a neuropharmacology research related area or a career in academic research into neuropharmacology.
  • working for a neuroscience company in a or pharmacology research-related area and want a masters-level qualification to give you a competitive edge.
  • interested in using cutting-edge facilities to develop your own learning and research.

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time / 2 years full-time with 1 year placement / 2 years part-time

Module Details:

  • Research Methods and Bioethics (20 cp)
  • Cell Biology and Physiology (20 cp) 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience (20 cp) 
  • Techniques in Macromolecular Analysis (20 cp) 
  • Neurophysiology (20 cp) 
  • Pharmacology (20 cp) 
  • Research Project (60 cp) 

Programme Funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Student Destinations

There are a wide range of career opportunities within neuropharmacology. You will work with leading academics on your course, so you will have gained important academic and professional skills necessary to help you obtain employment in this field. At the end of the course, you will also have developed many transferable skills that will make you more attractive to potential employers in related areas of molecular bioscience and neuropharmacology.

The Research Project and/or Placement will give you the skills you need to follow a career in research and development.

Fees

UK/EU: Full-time £8,000 Full-time with placement year £8,000 + £1,385 Part-time £4,000 (for Year One*) International: Full-time £14,500 Full-time with placement year £14,500 + £1,385

Entry Requirements

 

What are we looking for?

  • UK honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent in a biological subject, neuroscience, neuropsychology or pharmacology
  • Applicants with relevant employment experience or other relevant qualifications will also be considered

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