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MSc in Translational Neuroscience

Closing date: 31 Jul 2012

Salary: n/a

Address: University of Sheffield

Duration: 1 Year Full-time MSc Course

The University of Sheffield has been named UK University of the Year in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards.

The course is delivered mainly at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), which was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in November 2010.

Combining the research strengths from the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health and the Faculty of Science, leading international basic and clinical scientists will provide an innovative and progressive programme. You’ll study basic neurobiology and molecular biology through to neuroimaging and applied clinical practice. The MSc will provide you with up-to-date knowledge of advances in the field, research experience with internationally renowned research groups and transferable skills to provide a springboard for your future career.

See our website at: www.shef.ac.uk/transneuro

Further Information

Core modules
Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience; Fundamentals in Neuroscience; Genetics and Modelling of Neurodegenerative Disease; Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Disease; Applied Neuroimaging; Neurophysiology and Psychiatry; 5-month Research Project.

Optional modules
Option one:
Literature Review and Critical Analysis of Science.
Ethics and Public Awareness of Science.
Option two:
Computational Neuroscience: Neurons and Neuronal Codes.
Mathematical Modelling and Research Skills

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 or equivalent in an appropriate scientific subject IELTS of 7 (or equivalent)

To apply

Please apply online at: www.shef.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/apply

Contact Details

j.kirby@sheffield.ac.uk or transneuro@sheffield.ac.uk

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