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Rank: 102 (UKEAS)
Location: Preston Campus
Study mode full-time
Degree: Masters by research
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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The University of Central Lancashire evaluation:
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As a student on our MRes programme you'll be taught by internationally-recognised 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.
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About this university
There are an average of 2,000 international students attending the university from over 100 countries, often due to the range of international partnerships in place. There is a dedicated International Office that are available to help with matters such as the application process, visas and immigration advice and even help with coming to live in the city. There are a number of special international events held during the year to help students feel at home and learn about the larger community as well as with ties to their own cultures. The Student Union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as offer advice and representation for its members. It operates a two floor bar that has a number of well known music acts having performed there as well as another bar next door that is open every day during term time. There are some 35 different sports clubs on offer for students with many using the sports centre on campus. They take part in the BUCS leagues and also use the UCLan Sports Arena two miles from campus. There are also motor racing societies that run a team called UCLAN Racing. Student run media includes a newspaper called Pluto and there are numerous societies such as arts, interest and culture and faith based.