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Course summary

The MSc in Clinical Neurophysiology is a level 7 postgraduate qualification designed for individuals already working in clinical neurophysiology or related services who want to progress in their role by developing a deeper understanding of the theory, methods, and practice in neurophysiology. Program outline and modules You will receive an MSc degree after completing the three-year program. However, you can also exit the program after finalising any stage (i.e. the first year or the second year). This strategy enables you to be flexible with your level of commitment at the outset. If you withdraw from the program earlier, you can be awarded a postgraduate certification (PgCert) at the successful completion of the first year or a postgraduate diploma (PgDip) in the case you complete the second year.

Assessment method

The majority of the teaching and learning material is delivered via Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. You will be required to attend campus for three weeks in the first term of the first year then three days a term for the remainder of the course have the opportunity to participate in group activities, tutorials, skills laboratories and seminars. You will be provided with a study guide for modules which ensures you are aware of what material needs covering when. The mandatory modules are mostly assessed via coursework so you will be able to benchmark your abilities early on and to develop your skills in managing your learning.


How to apply

International applicants

Not suitable for International students who are not employed by the NHS.

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from candidates interested in our course who have the skills and capability to excel. All candidates are considered on an individual basis based on their qualifications, experience, references and motivation. A first or upper second class honours degree in clinical physiology or equivalent in a life sciences based subject e.g., chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, pharmacology, physiology, physical science subject is required or, when outside the UK, a degree or qualification deemed to be at least of equivalent standing. UK applications are welcome from in-service neurophysiology staff who do not meet the academic requirements. Applicants must be registered with RCCP and will need a recommendation/supporting letter from their head of department. Candidates should have a minimum of 6-months service within a Neurophysiology department prior to starting the programme with exposure to the investigations within the selected module. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. English language test requirements may be waived where students’ undergraduate degree was studied in an English speaking country. Find out more about our English language requirements. For more information about qualifications view our Aston in your country webpage. The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3650 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3650 Year 1
Scotland £3650 Year 1
Wales £3650 Year 1
International £6650 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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