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MSc Neuroscience & Mental Health

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Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why this course?

The MSc Neuroscience & Mental Health has been designed, with feedback from industry, to fulfil a gap in the postgraduate market for a strong research-led neuroscience Masters degree.

The programme will allow students to build both a strong knowledge-base and a clear understanding of the practicalities involved in research, drug discovery and development of therapeutic interventions for disorders of the nervous system.

The programme will allow students to build both a strong knowledge-base and a clear understanding of the practicalities involved in research, drug discovery and development of therapeutic interventions for disorders of the nervous system.

Students will have access to expertise and facilities for in vivo animal studies, such as models for different aspects of learning & memory. The course will include training in associated ethical & legal considerations.

What you'll learn

During this Masters course you'll:

  • develop an understanding of in vivo models, plus cutting-edge techniques and technologies used in neuroscience research and drug development
  • gain the ability to conduct independent research and also to work as part of a team, with an appreciation of other disciplines’ contribution to drug discovery, development and delivery for neurological and mental health conditions
  • gain confidence in transferable skills and be effective independent lifelong learners
  • gain insight into entrepreneurship and commercialisation within the pharmaceutical industry

Careers

Our MSc Neuroscience & Mental Health students can go on to have careers in*:

  • academia (research and teaching)
  • clinical sciences
  • biotechnology and contract research
  • pharmaceutical industries
  • neuropsychology and psychiatry
  • regulatory affairs, policy and research administration
  • science communication, museum work and public engagement
  • publishing or the media.

Modules

The Core Neuroscience class will cover key concepts and research techniques in fundamental neuroscience. The content of the class will enable students to critically understand core neuroscience principles and advanced research techniques used in this area. The class will also develop extensive and detailed knowledge in more specialised topics in neuroscience. Core Neuroscience provides the fundamental knowledge required to undertake the Function of the Nervous System and the Disorders of the Nervous System classes.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in a biological, medical or chemical discipline. Students from mathematics or engineering background may also be considered.

University information

The University of Strathclyde were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour awarded to our sector. They are transforming our campus to create a first -class working learning environment. Their new £31 million Strathclyde Sport building provides a range of sport and wellbeing facilities for students, staff and the local community. The Centre offers state-of-the art training facilities, including a 25-metre swimming...more