Full-time: 1 year
As a student on our MRes programme you’ll be taught by internationally-recognises experts in various fields of neuroscience. As active researchers, we undertake wide range of basic and pre-clinical research and this first hand research experience will inform and drive your learning. You will enjoy specialist talks from external expert speakers, hear the latest findings at the Faculty research seminar series and ultimately integrate into the research culture through your extended research project which spans two semesters.
The programme has a strong focus on employability skills. You will gain hands-on experience of a range of cutting-edge laboratory skills, learn to effectively plan and manage a successful research project, and become fully trained in lab safety and risk assessment so that you can hit the ground running when you begin your project.
Whether your aspirations are to undertake a PhD towards a career in research, gain lab experience to prepare you for work in industry, develop postgraduate-level transferrable skills or whether you just want to focus on a fast-faced and exciting area of bioscience, our MRes Neuroscience course is the programme for you!
2:2 BSc (Hons) degree or above in related subject (e.g. biomedical sciences, pharmacology, biochemistry, pharmacy, physiology, genetics etc) or appropriate work-related experience, which will be considered on a case by case basis.
Find out more about Postgraduate courses at our Postgraduate Advice Event on 11 July 2018
Research topics which will be covered in the course include:
Indicative research projects you can undertake include:
Expert guests from academia and industry will enrich your studies on this programme. You will also enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and be supported by research-focused staff.
You will be assessed through a variety of means including essays, oral presentations, examinations and dissertation. We will support you in all aspects of assessment, offering formative assessments and timely feedback.
You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.