Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

Overview The BSc Neuroscience degree covers a wide range of disciplines, giving students the extensive practical and theoretical experience needed for a wide range of careers including clinical research and the pharmaceutical industry. Why study the BSc Neuroscience at Middlesex University? Students studying Neuroscience at Middlesex examine the function and dysfunction of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves – training in a number of different disciplines. This includes human behaviour, molecular neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neurological and psychiatric disorders, and neurogenetics. During the degree you will learn how to carry out specialist procedures such as psychophysiological monitoring, electroencephalography (EEG) and brain imaging techniques, which are used in both research and the diagnosis of neurological disorders. There is also the opportunity to spend a year working in industry between the second and third years. The degree is particularly appropriate if you are interested in a career in the pharmaceutical industry or clinical research, as it prepares you for further study in drug development, neurone and glial cell culture, and molecular neuroscience. The broad specialised and personal skills gained by this programme can be applied to a variety of careers in science or non-science sectors, including academia, teaching and the Public Sector Course highlights A recent £3 million investment into state-of-the-art bioanalytical laboratories for teaching and research means our facilities rival the UK's leading medical schools Boost your employability skills by spending your third year working on an industry placement with the support of our Employability Service Our laboratories provide the next generation of scientific instrumentation for molecular analysis – in line with the new focus on protein-hunting rather than gene-hunting in scientific research Learn from the expertise of our teaching staff who are leading researchers in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and neuroscience As a student of this course you will receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Course details


Year 1: Contemporary Neuroscience and Professional Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Introduction to Neurology (30 credits) - Compulsory Foundation Neuroscience (30 credits) - Compulsory Foundation Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Research Methods and Professional Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Neuropharmacology (30 credits) - Compulsory Clinical Neurophysiology (30 credits) - Compulsory Biological and Cognitive Psychology (30 credits) Year 3: Dissertation (30 credits) - Compulsory Clinical Neurology (30 credits) - Compulsory Applied Clinical Neurophysiology 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory Negotiated Learning (30 credits) - Optional Applied Clinical Neurophysiology 2 (30 credits) - Optional Affective Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (30 credits) - Optional Psychology of Language and Communication (30 credits) - Optional Mental Health, Well-being and Consciousness (30 credits) - Optional

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

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Neuroscience at Middlesex University - UCAS