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what does a neuroscience degree look like? like what sort of subjects are involved in them. and what sort of jobs could you get from a neuroscience degree??
Original post by heIpme
what does a neuroscience degree look like? like what sort of subjects are involved in them. and what sort of jobs could you get from a neuroscience degree??

Hi helpme,

At UCLan, our neuroscience degree consists of several modules across the three years. So in year 1 you look at the foundations of neuroscience, methods of psychological inquiry, basic cell biology and cognition. Year 2 you expand on methods of research in terms of quantitative design, topics and techniques in neuroscience, neurocognitive development and disorders, pharmacology and cells. In final year, emphasis is placed on your project, and you can then choose from a range of modules to study beside that, including a placement module, brain treatments and behaviour, pathophysiology of the nervous system etc. However, this course will vary from university to university so I would recommend checking the course info for your chosen locations. It should be on their websites.

In terms of careers, there’s lots of options, including those that aren’t related to neuroscience. Having a science based degree opens a lot of opportunities. In terms of neuroscience jobs you could go into:

Clinical sciences (clinical neuropsychologist)
Neuroscientist (cognitive)
Neuroradiography
Research
Physiotherapy

This list isn’t exhaustive, I would recommend taking a look at prospects.ac.uk for more detail and guidelines.

Hope this has helped!

Best wishes,

Chelsea 😊
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