MSc Neuroscience / Overview
Year of entry: 2018
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 months full-time
- Entry requirements
We require a First or Upper Second class honours degree or the overseas equivalent in a biological or medical sciences discipline, with sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken. Exceptional applicants with a Lower Second with some research experience or equivalence would also be considered.
We are generally unable to consider applicants with an undergraduate degree in psychology due to the lab skills required for this course.
- How to apply
You can apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents that we require with your form.
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- Spend most of your time working on original neuroscience research projects, gaining the skills you need for a research career.
- Learn through seminars, workshops, small group tutorials and research placements rather than traditional lectures.
- Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK and in the top 50 in the world for biological sciences (QS World University Rankings 2018).
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £11,000
International students (per annum): £23,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
- hold a first class honours degree
- have home or overseas fee status
- are applying for full or part time study
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support
The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.