Neuroscience courses in the UK

Contents

  1. Undergraduate courses
  2. Postgraduate opportunities
  3. Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs)

Undergraduate courses

There are a range of neuroscience and related courses offered at various institutions throughout the UK and Ireland. 

The information below is obtained from UCAS: please contact the individual institutions for full details. 

If you know of courses which are not listed here, please let us know at office@bna.org.uk.

Neuroscience undergraduate and integrated master's courses

University Location UCAS Code/ Course Title Qualification Duration/Study Mode Link
Aston University Birmingham B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Birmingham Birmingham B140 Human Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Bristol Bristol B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Bristol Bristol B141 Neuroscience MSci 4yrs/FT Website
Cardiff University Cardiff B142 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Cardiff University Cardiff B143 Neuroscience including Professional Training Year BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
Cardiff University Cardiff 37JL Neuroscience MNeurosc 4yrs/FT Website
Cardiff University Cardiff 4K5G Neuroscience with Professional Training Year MNeurosc 5yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Central Lancashire Preston B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Central Lancashire Preston N456 Neuroscience (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Dundee Dundee B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Exeter Exeter B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Exeter Exeter B141 Neuroscience with professional placement BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Glasgow Glasgow B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele B141 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele B141 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele B141 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele B143 Neuroscience with Science Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele B143 Neuroscience with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 3.5yrs/FT Website
(KCL) King's College London London B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Leeds Leeds B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Leeds Leeds B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B149 Neuroscience MBiol (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Leeds Leeds B149 Neuroscience MBiol (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B149 Neuroscience MBiol (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Manchester Manchester B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester 3L47 Neuroscience MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester B143 Neuroscience with industrial/professional experience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Middlesex University Barnet B14A Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Middlesex University Barnet B14F Neuroscience with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
Middlesex University Barnet B14F Neuroscience with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 6yrs/PT Website
University of Nottingham Nottingham B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Nottingham Nottingham B141 Neuroscience Msci (Hon) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Plymouth Plymouth C849 Human Neuroscience MPsych 4yrs/FT Website
University of Plymouth Plymouth C849 Human Neuroscience MPsych 5yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Queen Mary University London B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Queen Mary University London B14Y Neuroscience with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of St Andrews St Andrews B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Southampton Southampton B140 Neuroscience MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton B101 Neuroscience MSci (Hon) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton B142 Medical Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton B143 Medical Neuroscience MSci (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
UCL (University College London) London B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
UCL (University College London) London B141 Neuroscience MSci (Hon) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Warwick Warwick B140 Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Warwick Warwick B141 Neuroscience with placement year BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Warwick Warwick B142 Neuroscience MBio 4yrs/FT Website
University of Warwick Warwick B143 Neuroscience with industrial placement MBio 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website

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Neuroscience-related undergraduate and intergrated master's courses

University Location UCAS Code/ Course Title Qualification Duration/Study Mode Link
University of Aberdeen Aberdeen B170 Neuroscience with Psychology BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Aberdeen Aberdeen B1C8 Neuroscience with Psychology with Industrial Placement Msci (Hon) 5yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Aston University Birmingham H190 Foundation Programme in Science: Biosciences and Pharmacy BSc (Hons) 4-5yrs/FT Website
Bangor University Bangor C801 Psychology with Neuropsychology BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Bolton Bolton C820 Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Bolton Bolton C820 Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/PT Website
University of Bristol Bristol CB81 Psychology and Neuroscience MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Central Lancashire Preston C860 Neuropsychology BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Durham University Durham CL86 Psychology and Anthropology BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Essex Essex C808 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Essex Essex C806 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Including Year Abroad) BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Essex Essex C999 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Four-year integrated Masters) MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Essex Essex C813 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Essex Essex C809 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (including placement year) BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Essex Essex CA98 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Integrated Masters) including placement year MSci 5yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Essex Essex CA99 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience (Integrated Masters) including year abroad MSci 5yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Essex Essex B099 Biomedical Science (Four-year integrated Masters) MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Essex Essex BA99 Biomedical Science (Four-year integrated Masters) including placement year MSci 5yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Essex Essex BB99 Biomedical Science (Four-year integrated Masters) including year abroad MSci 5yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Essex Essex C998 Psychology with Advances Research Methods (Four-year integrated Masters) MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Essex Essex H172 Neural Engineering with Psychology (including Foundation Year) BEng 4yrs/FT Website
Goldsmiths London C991 Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele BC17 Biochemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele BC17 Biochemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele BC17 Biochemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele BF11 Chemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele BF11 Chemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele BF11 Chemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele BG14 Computer Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele BG14 Computer Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele BG14 Computer Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele GB41 Data Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele GB41 Data Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele GB41 Data Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele FB41 Forensic Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele FB41 Forensic Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele FB41 Forensic Science and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele BFC1 Medicinal Chemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele BFC1 Medicinal Chemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele BFC1 Medicinal Chemistry and Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
Keele University Keele BC18 Neuroscience and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Keele University Keele BC18 Neuroscience and Psychology BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
Keele University Keele BC18 Neuroscience and Psychology BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
(KCL) King's College London London C845 Neuroscience and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
(KCL) King's College London London C846 Neuroscience and Psychology with year abroad BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
(KCL) King's College London London C847 Neuroscience and Psychology with a professional placement year BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B100 Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Leeds Leeds B100 Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B100 Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B109 Biomedical Sciences MBiol (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Leeds Leeds B109 Biomedical Sciences MBiol (Hons) 5yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Leeds Leeds B109 Biomedical Sciences MBiol (Hons) 5yrs/FT (Sandwich abroad) Website
University of Leicester Leicester B140 Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) BSc (Hons) 3-4yrs/FT (Optional Sandwich) Website
University of Leicester Leicester C8BC Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3-4yrs/FT Website
University of Leicester Leicester B143 Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) MBiolSci 4-5yrs/FT (Optional Sandwich) Website
University of Manchester Manchester BC18 Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester BCC8 Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology with Industrial/Professional Experience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website
University of Manchester Manchester B147 Neuroscience with Entrepreneurship BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester BC20 Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology MSci 4yrs/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester B144 Neuroscience with a Modern Language BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
Middlesex University Barnet C832 Psychology with Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Middlesex University Barnet C0FY Psychology with Neuroscience with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Nottingham Nottingham C850 Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Reading Reading C8B1 Psychology with Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
Royal Holloway University Egham C807 Psychology, Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Southampton Southampton C800 Psychology BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton CB81 Psychology with Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Westminster London B140 Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 3yrs/FT Website
University of Westminster London B140 Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 4yrs/FT (Sandwich) Website

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Postgraduate opportunities

There are a range of neuroscience and related courses offered at various institutions throughout the UK and Ireland. 

The information below is obtained from UCAS: please contact the individual institutions for full details. 

If you know of courses which are not listed here, please let us know at office@bna.org.uk.

Neuroscience postgraduate courses

Master's courses in Neuroscience

University Location UCAS Code/ Course Title Qualification Duration/Study Mode Link
University of Central Lancashire Preston Neuroscience (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Neuroscience (Integrative Neuroscience) (Research) MSc (Res) 1yr/FT Website
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Neuroscience (Biomedical Sciences) (Research) MSc (Res) 1yr/FT/PT Website
(KCL) King's College London London

Neuroscience (Taught)

MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Leeds Leeds Neuroscience (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Manchester Manchester Neuroscience (Research) MPhil 1yr/FT/PT Website
Newcastle University Newcastle Neuroscience (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Oxford Oxford Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Sheffield Sheffield Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Southampton Southampton Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of St Andrews St Andrews Neuroscience (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton Neuroscience (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Sussex Brighton Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website

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Master's courses in Translational Neuroscience

University Location UCAS Code/ Course Title Qualification Duration/Study Mode Link
University of Cambridge Cambridge Basic and Translational Neuroscience (Research) MPhil 1yr/FT Website
Queen Mary University London Neuroscience and Translational Medicine MSc 1yr/FT Website
Queen Mary University London Neuroscience and Translational Medicine PgCert 1yr/PT Website
Queen Mary University London Neuroscience and Translational Medicine PgDip 1yr/FT Website
University of Sheffield Sheffield Translational Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website

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Neuroscience-related Master's Courses

University Location UCAS Code/ Course Title Qualification Duration/Study Mode Link
Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
Aston Univeristy Birmingham Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
Birkbeck University London Educational Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
Birkbeck University London Educational Neuroscience (Taught) MA 1yr/FT/PT Website
Birkbeck University London Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
Birkbeck University London Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (Taught) MA 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Birmingham Birmingham Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Bolton Bolton Social Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1.5yr/FT/PT Website
Bournemouth University Poole Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Bristol Bristol Molecular Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Bristol Bristol Education (Neuroscience and Education) (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Bristol Bristol Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience (Research) MRes 1yr/FT/PT Website
Brunel University London Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
City University of London London Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Dundee Dundee Applied Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
Durham University Durham Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
(UEA) University of East Anglia Norwich Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Essex Essex Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
Goldsmiths University London Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
Goldsmiths University London Computational Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
Keele University Keele Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
(KCL) King's College London London Applied Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 2yr/Distance Learning Website
(KCL) King's College London London Applied Neuroscience (Taught) PgDip 1.5yr/Distance Learning Website
(KCL) King's College London London Clinical Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Leicester Leicester Research Methods in Neuroscience (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT/PT Website
London South Bank University London Nursing (Neuroscience Care) (Taught) MSc 3yr/PT Website
University of Manchester Manchester Cognitive Neuroscience (Research) MPhil 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Manchester Manchester Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Nottingham Nottingham Computational Neuroscience, Cognition and AI MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Nottingham Nottingham Neuroscience and Neuropathology (Research) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Oxford Oxford Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Plymouth Plymouth Human Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Reading Reading Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Reading Reading Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (by Research) (Taught) MRes 1yr/FT Website
University of Roehampton London Clinical Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Roehampton London Applied Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Sheffield Sheffield Neuroscience and Neurodegeneration (Taught) MSc 3yr/PT Website
University of Sheffield Sheffield Systems Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Sheffield Sheffield Cognitive Neuroscience and Human Neuroimaging (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of Sheffield Sheffield Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Strathclyde Glasgow Neuroscience and Mental Health (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of Sussex Brighton Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
Swansea University Swansea Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT/PT Website
University of York York Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website
University of York York Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (Taught) MSc 1yr/FT Website

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In addition to master's in neuroscience, there are a number of related courses including: 

  • Clinical Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Educational Neuroscience
  • Molecular Neuroscience
  • Sensory Neuroscience
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Experimental Neuroscience
  • Social Neuroscience
  • Translational Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
  • Basic and Translational Neuroscience 
  • Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience 
  • Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Human Neuroimaging
  • Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging
  • Computational Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics
  • Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics
  • Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology
  • Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience Research Training 
  • Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology 
  • Systems / Behavioural Neuroscience 
  • Translational Pathology (Neuroscience) 
  • Dementia (Causes, Treatments and Research in Neuroscience)
  • Language Sciences (with specialisation in Linguistics with Neuroscience)
  • Language Sciences (with specialisation in Neuroscience and Communication) 
  • Research Methods in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Applied Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology 
  • Applied Paediatric Neuropsychology 
  • Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology 
  • Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychology 
  • Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology
  • Foundations of Clinical Neuropsychology 
  • Human Cognitive Neuropsychology 
  • Principles of Applied Neuropsychology 
  • Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences 

To find institutions running these courses and for the most up to date opportunities visit the following sites:

 

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Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs)

DTPs provide competition-funded PhD projects over 3.5-4 years to support early career research students. If you know of programmes which offer neuroscience-related projects which are not listed here, please let us know at office@bna.org.uk.
 

Course Institution(s) Course length (years) Projects offered / research themes Deadline
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging
(KCL) King's College London; Imperial College London 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Medical imaging including AI-enabled imaging; smart imaging probes; emerging imaging & affordable imaging. Applications open in November 2021 for 2022 intake.
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre PhD programme
University College London (Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour) 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Systems, theoretical & experimental neuroscience. Applications open in September 2021 for 2022 intake.
Oxford BBSRC Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP
University of Oxford; Pirbright Institute, Oxford Brookes University; Diamond Light Source; ISIS Neutron and Muon Source; STFC Central Laser Facility; Research Complex at Harwell 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Integrative animal & plant biology; mechanistic molecular and cellular biology; bioscience for food, industry & health; including crop science; animal health & welfare; synthetic biology; industrial biotechnology & the development of innovative approaches for drug discovery and pharmaceutical production.

Applications open in September 2021 for 2022 intake.

Manchester MRC DTP
University of Manchester 3.5 Early detection & diagnosis; understanding mechanisms of disease; therapeutic interventions; precision medicine; harnessing health data; materials & medicine. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Manchester BBSRC DTP
University of Manchester 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Multidisciplinary challenges for students with backgrounds including bioscience, biomedical, mathematical & physical sciences. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
MRC GW4 BioMed DTP
University of Bath; University of Bristol; Cardiff University; University of Exeter 3.5 Infection, immuny & repair; neuroscience & mental health; population health. Applications open in October 2021 for 2022 intake.
Kings MRC DTP studentships in biomedical science
(KCL) King's College London; Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust; King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 3.5 (PhD) or 1+3 (Mres + PhD) Molecules, cells & the basis for disease; neurosciences, psychiatry & mental health; physiological medicine; imaging & biomedical engineering. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Cambridge MRC DTP
University of Cambridge (Bambraham Institute) 3.5 Population & systems medicine; infections & immunity; molecular & cellular; neurosciences & mental health. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
South West Biosciences DTP
University of Bath; University of Bristol; Cardiff University; University of Exeter; Rothamsted Research; The Marine Biological Association; Plymouth Marine Laboratory; SETSquared Bristol; Swansea University; University of the West of England 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Biomolecular & biophysical studies; agriculture & the environment; animal behaviour & in vivo studies. Applications open in October 2021 for 2022 intake.
EastBio BBSRC DTP
University of Aberdeen; University of Dundee; University of Edinburgh; University of St Andrews; University of Stirling; Scotish Universities Life Sciences Alliance; the James Hutton Institute; Cool Farm Alliance; Moredun Research Institute 4 Basic bioscience underpinning health (ageing); bioenergy & industrial biotechnology; food security and world-class bioscience. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Imperial MRC DTP
Imperial College London 3.5 or 4.5 Informatics for health; experimental medicine; infection & antimicrobial resistance Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Edinburgh Wellcome PhD in Translational Neuroscience
University of Edinburgh 1 + 3 Translation neuroscience using experimental technology (e.g. cellular, regenerative, computational, genetic, animal models) & analytical tools to bridge the knowledge gap between the design, execution and interpretation of cellular/animal experiments & the challenges of experimental medicine. Applications open in October 2021 for 2022 intake.
Cambridge BBSRC DTP
University of Cambridge 4 Understanding the rules of life; transformative technologies; bioscience for sustainable agriculture & food; bioscience for renewable sources & clean growth; bioscience for an integrated understanding of health. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Nottingham BBSRC DTP
University of Nottingham 4 Agriculture & food security; bioscience for health; biotechnology Applications open in November 2021 for 2022 intake.
PhD in Molecular, Genetic, and Lifecourse Epidemiology
University of Bristol 1 + 3 We are training a new generation of scientists who can harness the benefits of an epidemiological approach in exciting and productive ways. Applications open in autumn of 2021 for 2022 intake.
MRC-Sackler PhD fellowships
King's College London (MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders) 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Epilepsy; autism spectrum disorder; schizophrenia; common genetic mechanisms in neurodevelopmental disorders; understanding functional variation in neurodevelopmental disorders. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Newcastle/Liverpool/Durham (NLD) BBSRC DTP
Newcastle University; University of Liverpool; Durham University 1 + 3 Agriculture & food security; bioscience for health; world-class underpinning bioscience; industrial biotechnology & bioenergy. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
MRC PhD DTP in Quantitative and Interdisciplinary approaches to biomedical science (QIBIOMED)
University of Dundee 1 + 3 (MRes + PhD) Development, stem cells & neurobiology; infection & disease; responses to cellular stress; big data & translation. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Sussex Neuroscience 4-Year PhD Programme
University of Sussex 4 Cellular & molecular neuroscience; cognitive & behavioural neuroscience; circuits, systems & computational neuroscience; translational & clinical neuroscience. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Oxford MRC DTP
Oxford University 4 Infection & immunology; neuroscience (incorporating psychology & psychiatry); cancer; population health, genomics & genes. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
BBSRC London Interdisciplinary Doctoral training PhD (LIDo)
Birkbeck University; (KCL) King's College London; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; University of Greenwich; Queen Mary University; Royal Holloway University; Royal Vetinary College; University College London 4 Food security; industrial biotechnology & bioenergy; world-class bioscience; molecules, cells & organisms. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP)
University of Birmingham; University of Leicester; University of Warwick; Harper Adams University; Aston University 4 Sustainable Agriculture & Food; Understanding the Rules of Life; Renewable Resources & Clean Growth; Integrated Understanding of Health Applications open in October 2021 for 2022 intake.
UCL-Birkbeck MRC DTP
Birkbeck University, University College London 1 + 3 Fundamental mechanisms of disease; experimental & personalised medicine; neuroscience & mental health; populations, people & data across the life course. Applications closed for 2021. Check website for when 2022 intake applications open.
Warwick MRC DTP
Warwick University 1 + 3 (MSc + PhD) Molecular, cellular & tissue dynamics; microbiology & infection; applied biomedical technologies; artificial intelligence & data science. Applications open in autumn of 2021 for 2022 intake.

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