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Key information

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology

Course type


Course Summary

The Institute for Neuroscience has clinicians and scientists working together to understand the brain and behaviour. From the basic biology of neurons through to complex processes of perception and decision-making behaviour, we address how the mind, brain, and body work together and translate this knowledge into clinical applications for patient benefit.

We offer supervision in the following research areas: Motor systems development, plasticity and function; Visual system development, plasticity and repair; Neural computation and network systems; Auditory neuroscience; Pain; Psychobiology; Neurotoxicology; Forensic psychiatry and clinical psychology; Systems and computational neuroscience; Behaviour and evolution; Visual perception and human cognition.

Different course options

Full time | Newcastle University | 12 months | APR

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees: £4,327 - £15,127

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fees: £22,110 - £32,910

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has developed a presence in three similarly vibrant and globally-connected locations – London, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide both a global...more

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