What will I learn?

Research overview

Neuroscience and Neuropathology degrees at Nottingham seek to answer the modern day problems that faces research into the brain and nervous system.

Your research degree is bespoke at the University of Nottingham, and allows you to choose your own area of interest to research.

Our supervisors in the school are at the forefront of research in their fields. Utilising industry standard facilities, along with cutting edge equipment, and the guidance of our supervisors, you will advance the area of life sciences that interests you.

Your degree and research area is bespoke to you, however, you will have access to a superb range of methodologies, ranging from molecular to whole animal and human studies to investigate.

Which department am I in?

School of Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
International fees are charged as follows: low-cost research - £20,000, laboratory-based research - £26,500, high cost labortory-based research - £31,500, exceptional technically-intensive/specialised research projects with high consumable costs - £36,000.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 December 2021, 1 February 2022, 1 April 2022, 1 July 2022


University Park Campus

University of Nottingham,


NG7 2RJ, England

Entry requirements

For international students

British Honours degree at least 2:1 or equivalent. Applicants currently studying Masters in the UK will be accepted with a minimum average of 60% (Merit) in taught elements, if they have a 2:1 or equivalent at undergraduate level. IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element) as a minimum Except all Virology programs, which requires IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element) as a minimum . TOEFL (IBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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