Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (MSc (Research))

University of Reading the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc (Research)

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 11860 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 22210 per year

All study options

About Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience at University of Reading

We have ​an established global reputation for research in neuroscience disciplines, fantastic research facilities and research projects which ensure your employability.

Study at an established global reputation for research for research in neuroscience disciplines including neurodegeneration, models of CNS disease, electrophysiology, regenerative medicine and stem-cell biology, behavioural neuroscience, cell-based assay, microscopy, molecular biology, cell culture and immunohistology.

You will have access to incredible facilities, including the £17 million Hopkins Building including electrophysiology and microscopy suites, Biological Resource Unit housing, full facilities for conducting research with cell cultures and biological tissues and state-of-the-art assay equipment.

Our strong links with national and international pharmaceutical industry gives you access to industrial laboratories and facilities to support your research. Many of our staff hold external appointments at various national and international research committees which provide you with additional opportunities for participation in conferences and other networking events.

We also encourage a collaborative working environment across the University giving you access to further knowledge and experience. In particular, the School of Pharmacy has strong collaborative links with Departments of Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, School of Biological Sciences and Agriculture.

You will be trained in a wide range of skills and experimental techniques, relevant to many industries, including pharmaceutical, food, healthcare and medical devices.

The projects you work on will be geared towards the needs of academic, industry and charity research priorities to ensure you receive a wide range of experiences give you maximum employability.

Strong links with the biomedical industry have provided previous students with working on collaborative research at overseas institutions.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMSc (Research)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 11860 per yearInternational course feesGBP 22210 per year

Notes about fees for this course

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated, and relate to courses starting in the 2018/19 academic year. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

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