=168 th
World University Rankings 2020
=31 st
University Impact Ranking 2019
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

Neuroscience with Psychology with Industrial Placement

The Neuroscience with Psychology programme aims to instil a broad base of knowledge regarding the functioning of the nervous system. This is done via a bottom-up approach through an understanding of the nervous system at a molecular and cellular level, but also via a top-down approach through behavioural neuropsychology. Neuroscientists have to push technologies to the limit to study the nature neural function by recording from individual nerve cells and even from single molecules to understand diseases. Neuroscience research aims to understand diseases such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases. It can also include work on the optic nerves, cardiac function, sense of smell, difficulty in swallowing, weakness in the muscles and other diseases and health problems since many of these have a neural basis. In your fourth year you will undertake a year's industrial placement and graduate after five years with an MSci (an undergraduate Masters degree) instead of a BSc. Placements vary considerably but in general terms, you will be placed in an industrial, commercial or research environment where you will obtain a breadth of practical experience to complement your degree programme and enhance your employability.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science (with Honours) - Msci (Hon)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-07
  • Location
    Main Site,AberdeenUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • International Year 1 £19,300
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £1,820
  • Scotland Year 1 £1,820