MSci Neuroscience with Study in Industry

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Application method Entry by transfer from B140
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applications for 2014/15 481
Number of places for 2016/17 58

About MSci Neuroscience with Study in Industry

This four-year degree is similar to BSc Neuroscience but provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable experience of neuroscience in commercial or government research as an employee during your third year. This may be in a biotech or pharmaceutical company, or a research institute.

Entry to the MSci degree is by application after the first year of the BSc course.

More about Neuroscience

Find out more about studying Neuroscience at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Course structure

First year

  • The central nervous system
  • Anatomy of cells, tissues and the nervous system
  • Understanding body function
  • plus one optional unit usually chosen from Biochemistry, Chemistry, Pharmacology or Psychology

Second year

  • Neurophysiology
  • Developmental and cellular physiology of the specialised cell
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Techniques in neuroscience
  • Biomedical research employability and enterprise skills
  • optional unit from Anatomical science, Human anatomy, Pharmacology, Molecular genetics or open unit (eg a modern language)

Third year

Industrial placement

Fourth year

Three optional units from:

  • Synaptic plasticity
  • Neuropsychiatric diseases
  • Molecular neuroscience
  • Sensational neuroscience
  • Brain and behaviour
  • Neuroscience of pain.

All students undertake a research grant proposal and a research skills unit.

Further details about the course structure for Neuroscience with Study in Industry

Typical offer for MSci Neuroscience with Study in Industry

A-levels
(including international A-levels)
AAB to include at least two science subjects, of which one or more must be from the following group: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.Other science subjects include Human Biology, PE, Psychology, Zoology.
A-levels
(including international A-levels)
(contextual offer)
ABB to include at least two science subjects, of which one or more must be from the following group: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics and Physics.Other science subjects include Human Biology, PE, Psychology, Zoology
IB Diploma 34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 6, 5 in two science/mathematics subjects at Higher Level
IB Diploma
(contextual offer)
32 overall to include 16 points at Higher Level with 5, 5 in two science/mathematics subjects at Higher Level
Cambridge Pre-URequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
AccessPass Access to HE Diploma (Science) with at least 30 credits at Distinction, including 12 credits in each of two sciences, and 15 credits at Merit. Health and Social Care or Health Science may also be acceptable; please contact Admissions for guidance regarding your Access course's content.
BTEC DDD in Science including Distinction in science units, plus A-level grade B in a lab-based science
SQASH: AAABB and AH: AB; science subjects preferred
Welsh BaccRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
EB80% average with 8 in two science subjects
International qualificationsQualifications, scholarships and local information sources for your country
English language requirements Profile E
Further information about English language requirements
Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent:grade B in Mathematics and two sciences; grade C in English Language.

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Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admission contact:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1641
Email: medsciences-ug-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

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  • 12 Bristol graduates and members of staff have been awarded Nobel prizes.

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