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Neuroscience

BSc (Single Honours)

Start date:

September 2024

You'll need:

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

UCAS Code: 

B140

Welcome to BSc Neuroscience at Roehampton. This innovative and multidisciplinary programme draws upon recent advances in neuroimaging, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology, and molecular and cell biology.

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Study in state-of-the-art labs and learn to use specialised equiptment. 

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This is a new course for September 2024. More details regarding modules will be added shortly. Please contact us if you have any questions.

  • Psychology of Resilience and Success
  • Introduction to Psychological Research
  • Chemistry of Life
  • Cell Biology
  • Understanding the Brain
  • Topics and Techniques in Neuroscience

This is a new course for September 2024. More details regarding modules will be added shortly. Please contact us if you have any questions.

  • Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Molecular Biology: Theories and Practice
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • The Brain in Health and Disease
  • Research and Experiments in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Applied Neuroscience

This course offers all students the option of a one-year paid work placement, to boost your employability even further. If you choose this route, you will take the placement following year two of your course, and then return to complete your degree.

Why take a placement?

A placement year is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable work experience, to build on the career skills we will teach you on this degree. The connections you make on the placement will improve your career prospects further, and equip you with the skills you need to secure graduate-level employment.

How we support you

The University's Placement and Work Experience Team are experts at helping you to secure a placement. They will work closely with you from the start, helping you research potential employers, discover placement opportunities, create and pitch your CV, and will coach you to perform well in interviews. We aren't able to guarantee a placement, but our sector-leading advisors will give you the best possible chance of securing one.

Find out more about how we'll support you

We understand that your plans might change once you start your programme. If you decide not to do a placement, you will have the option of completing the three year version of your programme.

Whatever your choice, you will have access to many opportunities for work experience through our Placement and Work Experience Team, and access to face-to-face and 24/7 online careers support.

This is a new course for September 2024. More details regarding modules will be added shortly. Please contact us if you have any questions.

  • Psychological Practice for Communities and Industry
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuroscience Project
  • Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroscience of Health and Illness

Skills

Understand how the brain and nervous system work and its impact on health, diseases, cognition and behaviour.

Our priority is ensuring you graduate with an expert, professional skillset. This includes:

  • Contemporary laboratory skills and the confidence to conduct research and experiments in neuroscience.
  • Industry experience through our work experience module, so you can apply your knowledge and professional skills to your chosen workplace.
  • High level skills in decision making, problem solving, group work, critical thinking, self-confidence, presentations, written communication and analysis.

By choosing Roehampton, you’ll develop the insights, practical skills, and impactful knowledge for a rewarding career.

 

Led and taught by experts at the forefront of their disciplines, you'll gain a broad understanding of the fascinating area of Neuroscience. You will:

  • specialise in health, illnesses and disorders of the nervous system
  • understand the relationship between the brain, its related cognitive functions and human behaviour
  • learn from academics conducting cutting-edge research
  • apply contemporary techniques, including lectroencephalography, non-invasive brain stimulation and neuroimaging, in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Learning

Your learning is tailored to the specific demands of the field of neuroscience.

This includes:

  • Lectures: develop a critical understanding of theory and empirical research.
  • Seminars and workshops: put your learning into practice with your tutors and fellow students.
  • Laboratory practicals: learn and apply advanced laboratory skills.

Through discussions, debates and group projects, and you will explore neuroscience in the real world, as well as the latest advancements in the field.

Check out the state-of-the-art psychological and biomedical laboratories where you will be studying. 

Develop your skills Study in our expert labs
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Assessment

You’ll learn to integrate theory with practice, so you can develop and demonstrate your academic and professional skills.

You’ll be set real-world assessments, such as portfolios, case studies, presentations and research studies, to replicate the working world of neuroscience and prepare you for your career.

In your third year you’ll also complete an independent research project, allowing you to specialise and explore an area of neuroscience you are passionate about.

Career

You’ll be prepared to go into a range of careers and industries.

This includes:

  • Scientific research and teaching in neuroscience, biological sciences and psychology.
  • Clinical and Healthcare sector.
  • Pharmaceutical industry, including drug development, biotechnology and bioinformatics
  • Data science.
  • Health Science and Health Services Research.
  • Science communication, including museum work, public engagement and scientific publishing.

Your potential roles could be:

  • Clinical Research Assistant
  • Biotechologist
  • Pharmaceutical researcher

Open days

Get a real taste of our campus, community and what it’s like to study at Roehampton

Full-time UK undergraduate students apply through UCAS.

Entry tariff

112 UCAS points (or equivalent)

Specific entry requirements

A level/BTEC (or equivalent qualification) required in Biology or Chemistry.

GCSE (or equivalent) requirement: Maths, Grade C/4.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for UK students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Specific entry requirements

A level/BTEC (or equivalent qualification) required in Biology or Chemistry.

GCSE (or equivalent) requirement: Maths, Grade C/4.

September 2024 entry tuition fees

Year one fees

EU and International: £15,750
Placement year: £998

We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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