UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This BSc spans several disciplines to encompass the structure, function and development of the brain and nervous system. You will be able to take courses in cell biology, developmental neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, pharmacology and psychology, and see how the overlapping disciplines combine to create neuroscientific knowledge.

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (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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93% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 98%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 93%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 100%

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

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 25
Studying 65
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 5
Unknown 0

27% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 57%

Total Coursework: 36%

Total Practical: 7%

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

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