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MScSensory Neuroscience

Tuition fee £19,500 per year
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Expenses, accommodation, working etc.

sheffield.ac.uk/..sensory-neuroscience-msc 

Overview

Our department is home to a world- renowned sensory neuroscience research group. Their projects provide the basis for teaching and research training on this MSc.

The course covers molecular, cell and developmental biology of auditory and visual systems. Advanced imaging and behavioural analysis focus on information processing: from sensory transduction to the central nervous system and behaviour.

You’ll also study animal models of sensory deficits and the development of therapeutic treatments for hearing loss and blindness.

Programme structure

Core modules

Literature Review
Laboratory Research Project
Critical Analysis of Current Science
Ethics, Law and Public Awareness of Science

Optional modules

Lecture Modules: choice of two from three
Sensory Neuroscience
Developmental Neurobiology
Computational Neuroscience
Practical Modules: choice of two from three
Integrated Mammalian Biology
Neuroscience Techniques
Practical Developmental Genetics

Teaching

Lectures
Practical classes
Tutorials
Seminars
Small-group teaching classes where you’ll discuss, debate, and present on scientific and ethical topics
Laboratory placements within the department with one-to-one attention, training and support in carrying out your individual research project

Assessment

Formal examinations
Coursework assignments
Debates
Poster presentations
Dissertation

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States