University of Leicester: Computational and Systems Neuroscience MSc
|Institution||University of Leicester|
|Department||Neuroscience Psychology and Behaviour|
This is for you if... you are interested in learning how to apply different approaches from artificial intelligence and machine learning into neuroscience data modelling and analysis. Understanding how the brain works is considered as one of the primary challenges for 21st century science, inspiring ambitious neuroscience research programs around the world including the EU flagship Human Brain Project, the BRAIN Initiative in the USA, and the China Brain Project. Computational and theoretical approaches form a vital part of these neuroscience projects, and are of increasing importance in academic and industrial neuroscience applications.
This one-year, full-time postgraduate degree covers theoretical and practical aspects of modern computational neuroscience, and their applications in areas of cellular, systems and cognitive neuroscience. You will learn the basics of neuroscience and how to apply different approaches from artificial intelligence and machine learning into neuroscience data modelling and analysis. The MSc Project will give you substantial experience with the main steps of undertaking a neuroscience research project, including experimental design, data acquisition, analysis and result interpretation.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
2:2 in Psychology, Biological Sciences (or related disciplines), Neuroscience, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics, or an equivalent international qualification. Selection will be on the basis of short-listing and interview (in person or via Skype) to assess your overall background knowledge and suitability. You should be able to show some evidence of competence with programming and quantitative analysis.
IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.
|EU||8190 GBP for Whole course|
|England||8190 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||8190 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||8190 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||8190 GBP for Whole course|
|International||16700 GBP for Whole course|
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