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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The one year MSc is interdisciplinary in content and completely inter-departmental in structure, since at least nine departments or research centres contribute to it each year. Providing both theoretical and practical training, including two research laboratory placements, the course is modular and therefore flexible with respect to participants' backgrounds and interests. The course takes an integrated approach to neuroscience and provides skills training in a wide range of experimental and theoretical methods intended to enable you to ask questions and tackle problems that transcend the traditional disciplines from which neuroscience has evolved. You will also attend the graduate programme lecture series, which provides a broad education covering molecular, cellular, systems, computational and cognitive neuroscience. Immediately after the MSc in Neuroscience, almost 60% of the 220 students to graduate to date have gone on to do a PhD, either at Oxford or elsewhere. A further 17% continued into graduate medicine. Only 6% left science altogether. Others have taken science-related jobs, including science journalism and science communication, or become management consultants in the biotechnology sector.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,730

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to be predicted or have achieved a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any scientific discipline. The department encourages applicants with a physical sciences background, as well as those who have studied a biological subject, such as psychology, biochemistry or neuroscience, at undergraduate level. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.5 out of 4.0.