UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Students gain an understanding of the human brain and its disorders from the molecular to systems level that will reflect the interdisciplinary breadth of cutting'edge research in brain sciences conducted at UCL; students gain theoretical and practical knowledge of core personal and professional skills that underpin excellence in research.

Course Modules

Modules: research methods 1; research methods 2; contemporary topics in brain sciences research; dissertation. Optional modules: cellular and molecular mechanisms of disease; introduction to the brain and imaging the brain; structure and measurement of the human brain; introduction to cognitive science; principles of cognition; molecular pharmacology; developmental neurobiology; receptors and synaptic signalling.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor of Science degree from a UK university in an appropriate scientific discipline (such as neuroscience, cognitive science, biological and biomedical science, medicine, anatomy, physiology, psychology, computer science) or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Preference will be given to applicants who have both core knowledge of direct relevance to the programme and relevant expertise and skills in empirical research.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £12,840  Academic year. First year home fees