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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

Why Study this Programme?

As a student on our MRes programme you’ll be taught by internationally recognised experts in various fields of neuroscience. As active researchers, we undertake wide range of basic and pre-clinical research and this firsthand research experience will inform and drive your learning. You will enjoy specialist talks from external expert speakers, hear the latest findings at the Faculty research seminar series and ultimately integrate into the research culture through your extended research project which spans two semesters.

The programme has a strong focus on employability skills. You will gain hands-on experience of a range of cutting-edge laboratory skills, learn to effectively plan and manage a successful research project, and become fully trained in lab safety and risk assessment so that you can hit the ground running when you begin your project.

Learning Environment and Assessment

You will be assessed through a variety of means including essays, oral presentations, examinations and dissertation. We will support you in all aspects of assessment, offering formative assessments and timely feedback.

Modules

The aim of this module is to enable the students to design an independent research project to be undertaken within a defined time and with a controlled budget.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 BSc (Hons) degree or above in related subject (e.g. biomedical sciences, pharmacology, biochemistry, pharmacy, physiology, genetics etc) or appropriate work-related experience, which will be considered on a case by case basis.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more