Master's Degree in Neuroscience in Saint Andrews in United Kingdom

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Neuroscience

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Neuroscience is the study of the human brain, its structures, its function, and its relationships with other systems (especially the nervous system). This field might include a variety of different subjects, such as anatomy, physiology, psychology, or chemistry.

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MRes in Neuroscience

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MRes in Neuroscience is designed to provide advanced training in neuroscience research. Students conduct a year-long research project and learn relevant techniques and skills through coursework. Research projects are carried out in a single laboratory over the full length of the programme, thereby giving students a unique opportunity to pursue research questions in depth. The overall aim is to help students acquire the skills needed to succeed as independent research scientists. [+]

Course information

The MRes in Neuroscience is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Highlights Intensive week-long introductory module prepares students for the course before the start of Semester 1. The course includes a streamlined taught component Students have the opportunity to conduct a year-long project in a single laboratory. Teaching format

The course begins with a week-long intensive module which continues during Semester 1 with a weekly seminar series. Over two semesters, students will also complete two additional Honours-level modules.

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, practicals and guided the independent study. The modules are assessed principally by written work and oral presentations.... [-]