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Neuroscience (Hons)

University of Dundee

48 months
Duration
22950 GBP/year
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About

This Neuroscience (Hons) programme from University of Dundee explores behavioural neuroscience, including neuro-degenerative disease. It looks at the pharmacology of neuroscience, including anaesthesia and analgesia, the drugs that control consciousness and perception of pain.

Overview

The topic in this Neuroscience (Hons) programme from University of Dundee will give you an understanding of how biomedical innovations are explored and developed from initial concept to their application.

You will learn key theories - from molecular level to full body systems - to understand the field as a whole.

Your first two years will cover genetics, cell biology, biological organisation, molecular mechanisms and processes. You’ll develop practical skills, including laboratory skills, data analysis, and how to design and run experiments. This will prepare you for carrying out projects later on in your course.

You can pick modules that interest you and also transfer to a different life sciences degree if you choose the relevant modules.

Our course curriculum is shaped by the work of our world-leading researchers to make sure you’re learning the latest advances, as well as gaining an understanding of the fundamentals of the field.

Lab sessions throughout your degree will help integrate your knowledge and practical skills, as well as develop strong transferable skills, both in and out of the lab.

Teaching

We use a variety of teaching methods, including:

  • lectures
  • lab practicals
  • workshops
  • tutorials
  • computer-based learning
  • media / video exercises
  • field excursions where appropriate

Careers

Specific career paths for neuroscience graduates include academic research in universities institutes and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Opportunities also exist in medical/scientific information, the media, and publishing.

A degree in Neuroscience, in common with many other Life Science degrees, can also provide a qualification for graduate entry to Medicine or Dentistry.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Biomolecules
  • Evolution of Cells
  • Numeracy, Chemistry and Physics for the Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Genes & Heredity
  • Origins of Animal Organ Systems
  • The Poison Pen

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • European Baccalaureate: 70% overall (level 1) 75% overall (level 2)
  • GCE-A Level: Standard: BBB Widening access: BCC (level 1) AAB (level 2)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: 30 points (level 1) 34 points (level 2)
  • Scottish Baccalaureate: Distinction with AB at AH Biology and Chemistry
  • SQA Higher/Advanced Higher: Standard: AABB at HigherWidening access: ABBB at Higher (level 1) AB at Advanced Higher and BB at Higher (level 2)
  • SQA Higher National: A relevant HNC with grade A in the graded units (level 1) A relevant HND with grade AA in the graded units (level 2)
  • Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP): Relevant science subjects with AAA grades
  • Welsh Baccalaureate: A-Levels in Biology and Chemistry at AB

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22950 GBP per year during 48 months.

Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland - To be confirmed by the UK Government

per year of study

EU/International - £ 22,950 per year of study

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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