The University of Sheffield
Our department is home to a world-renowned sensory neuroscience research group. Their projects provide the basis for teaching and research training on this MSc.
The course covers molecular, cell and developmental biology of auditory and visual systems. Advanced imaging and behavioral analysis focus on information processing: from sensory transduction to the central nervous system and behaviour. You'll also study animal models of sensory deficits and the development of therapeutic treatments for hearing loss and blindness.
A 2:1 Honours degree in a biomedical-related subject. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or TOEFL 100 with 24 in each component, or equivalent.
Literature Review; Practical Research Project; Analysis of Current Science; Ethics and Public Understanding.
Examples of optional modules
Integrated Mammalian Biology; Practical Developmental Genetics; Neuroscience Techniques; Sensory Neuroscience; Developmental Neurobiology; Computational Neuroscience.
Assessment is by formal examinations, coursework assignments, debates, poster presentations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||12 12 Months|
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