BSc (Hons)

Neuroscience (Foundation Entry)

4 years
September 2024

On our Neuroscience (Foundation Entry) course you’ll take a multidisciplinary approach to studying how the brain and nervous system work. You’ll receive a solid foundation in science as you develop your knowledge of how we understand and treat neurological disorders and diseases.

Why study with us

  • The foundation year will provide you with an interesting and stimulating grounding in science.
  • The course will enable you to gain key practical skills in our modern, spacious and well-equipped laboratory facilities.
  • You’ll learn how the brain and nervous system work to alter behaviour, perception, mood and memory.
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What you'll do

  • Enhance your practical skills with a variety of hands-on Biology and Chemistry laboratory sessions and Physics workshops.
  • Neuroscience is literally the 'science of the brain' and you’ll develop knowledge from a wide range of disciplines including biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology and psychology.
  • You can use this foundation year as an opportunity to get to know other foundation students on different science-based degree programmes.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future careers

Our Neuroscience Foundation Entry degree could lead to a career in science teaching, science writing, research and lab work.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

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