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    Hello, I'm interested in pursuing a career in neuroscience but I am not sure exactly how to go about it. I am aware that some universities offer an undergraduate course but I was under the impression that to do such a specialist subject then I would have to study Biochemistry/Biological Sciences and then go into Neuroscience through a masters degree. I was wondering what people thought about this; whether it's a better idea to go through a biology degree or just to go through an undergraduate degree? Thank you.
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    (Original post by dominicgray)
    Hello, I'm interested in pursuing a career in neuroscience but I am not sure exactly how to go about it. I am aware that some universities offer an undergraduate course but I was under the impression that to do such a specialist subject then I would have to study Biochemistry/Biological Sciences and then go into Neuroscience through a masters degree. I was wondering what people thought about this; whether it's a better idea to go through a biology degree or just to go through an undergraduate degree? Thank you.

    no, do the healthcare neuroscience degree bsc
    it will be more fun
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    Hi, I'm about to start a neuroscience course in September and I went through all the same dilemmas you're going through now; I'll send you in private message a link to one of the threads I started, I got a few helpful answers.
    You can do both; you can either do a broad biochem/biology Bsc and then follow up with a neuroscience Masters, or you can dive head first and grab a neuroscience Bsc. Keep in mind though that in many neuroscience courses I looked at the first two years were indeed broad, basic biology, and only in the third and fourth year would you go on to specialize; so you'll be starting off with a wide learning horizon either way you go. I was very sure of my decision and I didn't want to get impatient ("when is the neuroscience going to start?!") so I went with a neuroscience Bsc. Neuroscience is an incredibly vast field we still know relatively little about, there are many fields of study and plenty remains to be discovered.
 
 
 
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