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Neuroscience University of Exeter Degree level: Undergraduate

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The Neuroscience programme explores the neural basis of normal physiological processes and how these are altered by disease. The focus is on research-engaged teaching: we support you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to participate in our research. At the same time, we recognise that you might choose a career outside research. If so, we believe that a firm foundation in scientific knowledge and its methods can unlock opportunities for success across a wide range of occupations.

To develop this skill-set, the first part of the course provides a wide-ranging insight in to how the human body normally works. Neuroscience forms part of this, but a fully sophisticated understanding of neural processes must also encompass an appreciation of the diverse biological processes with which they interact. We study these topics through small-group sessions, lectures and hands-on laboratory practicals.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code B140
Institution code E84
Campus name University of Exeter (Exeter Campuses)
Campus code -

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

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Excluding General Studies.
At least one grade A and one grade B in science subjects one of which must be Biology
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM At least one grade A and one grade B in science subjects one of which must be Biology required.
Access to HE Diploma D: 25 credits
M: 20 credits
Pass the Access to HE Diploma with 25 L3 credits at Distinction grade and 20 L3 credits at Merit grade. To include 13 L3 credits at Merit Grade in Biology and 15 L3 credits at Distinction in another Science Subject or 13 L3 credits at Merit Grade in another Science Subject and 15 L3 credits at Distinction in Biology.
Scottish Higher AABBB At least one grade A and one grade B in science subjects one of which must be Biology required.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Applicant will be considered with IB 32-OR 655 in three Higher Level subjects. All applicants will be required to have one HL6 and HL5 in a science subject of which one must be Biology.
Scottish Advanced Higher BBB At least one grade A and one grade B in science subjects one of which must be Biology required.


English language requirements

GCSE English Language with a minimum pass of Grade C or 4

For further details on our English Language requirements please visit our website

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/applications/entry/#english-language


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £22,950 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full details regarding tuition fee and other costings, see: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/undergraduate/money/fees/

Provider information

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University of Exeter
Northcote House
The Queen's Drive
Exeter
EX4 4QJ


Course contact details

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03005556060

Fax: 01392 722479