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Research Methods in Neuroscience MRes

Research Methods in Neuroscience MRes

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Full time | University of Leicester | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Course description

This postgraduate degree will provide you with advanced training in research methods in neuroscience, equipping you with the research and professional skills required for a research career.

The Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour has particular research strengths in:

  • Cellular and molecular neurobiology
  • Cognitive and behavioural sciences
  • Perception and sensory processing
  • Health and psychological wellbeing

You will be encouraged to undertake a research project in one of these areas.

Teaching and learning

All teaching is seminar based, or in one-to-one tutorial and research supervision sessions, with continuous assessment in the form of a research protocol, oral and poster presentations, and in the development of portfolios of assessed activities. You will write a thesis on original empirical research, which will involve an oral exam (viva).

Careers and employability

This postgraduate degree will provide you with advanced training in research methods in psychology, equipping you with the research and professional skills required for a research career.

Modules

This module is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of advanced statistical concepts in psychological research. You will critically evaluate, compare and select techniques of data collection and analysis in relation to specific research questions, and interpret the results of these statistical tests. This module will demonstrate how to conduct systematic literature and data base searches, and guide you to critically evaluate current research. These skills will help you in formulating coherent lines of argument, draw logical conclusions and convey complex ideas effectively.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,000

Entry requirements

Students need to have a second class honours degree in psychology, biological science or a related discipline.

University information

For a century, the University of Leicester has been home to great minds; academics, researchers and students who aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, advance new practices, and develop a fresh way of thinking. Through the ground-breaking work of the university’s expert research groups, postgraduate students will tackle the emerging social, economic, political, and scientific issues head-on and set the agenda where others simply follow....more