Keele University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Neuroscience with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Foundation Year Our Foundation Year provides an excellent alternative route to Keele, providing a unique opportunity to better prepare for your chosen degree, and with guaranteed entry onto your undergraduate course once you successfully complete your Foundation Year. This extra year of study can improve your academic skills, expand your subject knowledge, give you a better understanding of higher education and, perhaps most importantly of all, build your confidence. On the Keele Foundation Year, you'll study on campus, joining our undergraduate community from the outset, with access to all the facilities and support that you'd get as an undergraduate student at Keele. International Students For International Students, Foundation Years are delivered through our dedicated on-campus provider, Keele University International College. To find out more, visit https://kuic.keele.ac.uk/ Neuroscience Combine skills in science and research to explore the fascinating complexity of the human brain. From gaining insight into how the brain controls our body to neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and new therapy development, our Neuroscience BSc will provide you with the skillset required to enter a variety of careers and contribute to the advancement of global health. Why choose this course?

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology
  • Top 20 in the UK for Neuroscience (Guardian University League Table, 2022)
  • Gain practical experience of human neural anatomy in Keele Medical School's Anatomy Suite
  • Develop core practical skills in Keele's state-of-the-art Central Science Laboratories (CSL)
  • Enhance your employability with an industrial placement or year studying abroad
Our Neuroscience BSc aims to equip you with the multidisciplinary skills and knowledge used by Neuroscientists (typically research scientists) in their quest to design and carry out experiments to understand more about the brain and nervous system. You will explore a mixture of core modules that will provide you with a grounding in basic biological techniques, an introduction to the core concepts of neuroscience and the practical skills required for a career within the field. During your first and second year, you will take laboratory classes most weeks to develop practical, analytical, observational and interpretative skills. Your final year will include both core and optional modules plus the opportunity to unleash your creativity in your final year research project. Core modules will explore what can go wrong in terms of brain injury and disease, the pathology behind this and the most recent research to explore how we can repair the brain following trauma. To complement your research project you will choose from a variety of optional modules that reflect your career aspirations and interests. About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Course details

Modules

For a list of indicative modules please visit the course page on the Keele University website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
B143
Institution code:
K12
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/foundationyears


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
73%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please note, our fees for 2023 entry will be available soon. Although we review our fees annually and these may change, our 2022 entry fees are available on our website: keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/tuitionfeesandfunding/undergraduatetuitionfees/
Neuroscience with Foundation Year at Keele University - UCAS