MSc Molecular Neuroscience

Appealing to future researchers and clinicians alike, this programme presents the fundamental principles of neuroscience together with the latest developments in this fascinating field.

This programme provides students with in-depth knowledge of fundamental and experimental neuroscience illustrated through a range of brain diseases, including psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.

Programme structure

The programme is structured around six taught units and a research project.

Research project examples

View examples of previous research projects.

MSc Molecular Neuroscience Handbook (PDF, 1,342kB)

Did you know?

  • Our master's students are based in the Dorothy Hodgkin Building which offers excellent, dedicated teaching and research facilities.
  • Co-director and unit head Dr Daniel Whitcomb received the Student's Award for Outstanding Teaching (Health Sciences).
  • With this master's, you could work in research and academia, industry, the health service, science communication and clinical trials coordination.

The staff provide an excellent support system, and students are thoroughly prepared for the future, whether working in industry or academia.

Jalilah Idris, MSc in Molecular Neuroscience

I was attracted by the fact that there was an opportunity to do a practical project, as I knew this would provide great experience of the lab environment.

Andrew Martin, MSc Molecular Neuroscience


For general queries please contact:

Professor Astrid Linthorst, Programme Director
Telephone: +44 (0) 117 331 3140

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