UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The Neuroscience MSci offers an extra year on top of the Neuroscience BSc, during which students extend their specialised knowledge and conduct original research. Entry requirements for both programmes are the same and students can review whether to proceed with the three'year BSc or the four'year MSci during year two.

Course Modules

Year 1: Basic structure and function of nervous system; cellular and molecular biology; chemistry; physiology; genetics; quantitative methods; tutorials. Year 2: Neuroanatomy; cellular neuropsychology; nervous system development; molecular biology; pharmacology; free option (this may be a non'science course). Year 3: Advanced options and research project; most students select from: cognitive neuroscience; developmental, cell and molecular neurobiology; clinically'related neuroscience. Final year: Supervised research project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
MSci (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB
  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 86%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 95%

£21,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 35
Studying 55
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 58%

Total Coursework: 38%

Total Practical: 4%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation