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MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience

University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Courses in ScotlandCourses in Scotland1-year full-time

Course description
The MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience is a one-year, full-time research programme covering all levels of modern neuroscience, which makes it an ideal programme to prepare you for a PhD. We include molecular, cellular, systems, regenerative, cognitive, clinical and computational neuroscience. We also allow you to choose your specialty right from the start, allowing you to shape your learning around your interests and career goals.


What will I study?
You start with a taught component in the first 12 weeks, and attend ‘themed weeks’ which run in parallel with elective from which you choose your optional courses. The Elective optional courses include:

• Developmental Neurobiology
• Neural Circuits
• Neurodegeneration and Regeneration

The elective courses run during the first 12 weeks on two half days per week. These will give you a deeper insight into the concepts and methodology of a specific field of interest.

For your research you can choose available projects or contact principal investigators from more than 120 groups in the Edinburgh Neuroscience community to develop your own project, which can range from psychology to nanoscience.

Career opportunities
This programme is designed to help you in your research career. Over 90% of students on the MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience have positive next destinations, including PhD, research or clinical career paths.

How to apply
The minimum entry requirement is a UK 2:1 undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in biological sciences (including neuroscience) or a medical, dental or veterinary degree.

For full course information and details about how to apply, please visit the our MSc by Research in Integrative Neuroscience website www.mscneuro.mvm.ed.ac.uk

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