|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You’ll need a 2:1 in an appropriate scientific subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, 6.0 in writing, 7.0 in listening and 6.0 in speaking
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Translational Neuroscience looks at how laboratory research relating to brain structure and function informs the development of new therapies for diseases of the nervous system.
Combining the research strengths from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health and the Faculty of Science, leading international basic and clinical scientists will provide an innovative and progressive programme. You’ll study basic neurobiology and molecular biology through to neuroimaging and applied clinical practice.
The MSc will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of advances in the field, research experience with internationally renowned research groups and transferable skills to provide a springboard for your future career.
Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience
CNS Structure and Function
Genetics and Modelling of Neurodegenerative Disease
Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Disease
Neurophysiology and Psychiatry
Literature Review and Critical Analysis of Science
Ethics and Public Awareness of Science.
or Option two:
Neurons and Neuronal Codes
Mathematical Modelling and Research Skills
Student-led group work
Assessment is primarily by written assignments and coursework, although there are some written examinations and oral presentations. A thesis (potentially with a viva voce) is used to assess the research project.