Neuroscience at Newcastle University - UCAS

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Course summary

The Institute for Neuroscience has clinicians and scientists working together to understand the brain and behaviour. From the basic biology of neurons through to complex processes of perception and decision-making behaviour, we address how the mind, brain, and body work together and translate this knowledge into clinical applications for patient benefit. We offer MPhil, PhD and MD supervision in the following research areas: Motor systems development, plasticity and function Visual system development, plasticity and repair Neural computation and network systems Auditory neuroscience Pain Psychobiology Neurotoxicology Forensic psychiatry and clinical psychology Systems and computational neuroscience Behaviour and evolution Visual perception and human cognition Pharmacy We encourage applicants to find out more about our staff specialisms on the Institute of Neuroscience’s website. Placements: Several of our PhD studentships require or encourage up to three months internships in a related area, for example in industry, hospital laboratories, or charities. CASE studentships include a six month placement working with the industrial partner. Facilities: The Institute of Neuroscience (ION) has well-equipped laboratories and research infrastructure including the new Centre for Translational Systems Neuroscience and the Campus for Ageing and Vitality. Our imaging technology includes preclinical and clinical PET, fMRI and CT scanners. There is office space, computing facilities and a dedicated student social area.

Entry requirements

MD A MBBS, or an equivalent medical degree. International Students To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills). Our typical English Language requirements are listed as IELTS scores but we also accept a wide range of English Language tests. The equivalent academic qualifications that we accept are listed on our country pages. You may need an ATAS (Academic Technology Approval Scheme) clearance certificate. You'll need to get this before you can get your visa or study on this programme. We'll let you know about the ATAS requirement in your offer letter.

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Neuroscience at Newcastle University - UCAS