Biological Sciences (Neuroscience), B.Sc. | University of Leicester | Leicester, United Kingdom
36 months
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22600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Alterations in the structure and function of the nervous system, from the molecular to the systems level, can result in disease, thereby highlighting the importance of understanding the nervous system and being able to target it to treat disease. You'll learn all about this with the Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) degree at the University of Leicester.

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Overview

Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system. It is a multidisciplinary science requiring an understanding of the ions, molecules, cells and systems that underpin a vast number of essential functions including learning, memory, sensation, motor control and human behaviour.

A knowledge of the roles and relationships of the various parts of the nervous system provides an understanding of how interventions can target disease or be used, for example, recreationally or to provide sporting advantage. Important questions still remain in neuroscience research and there will be opportunities to learn from and work alongside leading neuroscientists investigating some key issues. This  Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) degree is offered at the University of Leicester .

Careers and employability

  • Our 'Careers After Biological Sciences' series of lectures features Leicester graduates giving insights into their career experiences and good advice for finding jobs.
  • In the summer vacation between Years 2 and 3, a range of internal research placements are available in research labs, giving you the chance to develop your scientific skills.
  • We run bespoke bioscience careers events in the summer term each year, based on what our students tell us about their career intentions.
  • As a student in the School of Biological Sciences, you are welcome to attend seminars in any department, presented by national and international experts in the biosciences. This allows you to enhance your knowledge and get useful insights into current topics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physiology of Excitable Cells
  • Behavioural Neurobiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience Futures
  • Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
  • Comparative Neurobiology
  • Physiology, Pharmacology and Behaviour
  • Current and Future Therapeutics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels: AAB - ABB, including at least two relevant science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Psychology.
  • EPQ with A-levels: ABB-BBB + EPQ grade B. A-level subjects to include two relevant science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Psychology.
  • GCSE: At least Grade C/4 in both English and Maths (if not held at A2/AS-level).
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass Science diploma with 45 credits at level three, 30 of which must be at distinction
  • International Baccalaureate: Pass Diploma with 30 points to include grade 6 and 5 in at least two relevant HL science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Maths, Physics or Psychology. Minimum of 3 in HL Maths or 4 in SL Maths, or 5 in Maths Studies required if grade C/4 not held at GCSE. Minimum of 4 in English Language required if grade C/4 not held at GCSE.
  • BTEC Nationals: Pass Applied Science Diploma with D*DD plus five GCSEs at B/5 or above including two sciences

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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