Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

Neuroscience is the study of nervous systems, their component nerve cells and the functioning of the brain. The human brain contains one hundred thousand million such cells. How it works may be regarded as one of the most alluring and baffling of all questions on the frontiers of understanding. Can the brain understand the brain? Can the brain understand the mind? Is the brain a giant computer or something more?

This degree will demonstrate ways in which we can attempt to answer these questions, using approaches that range from the biochemistry and biophysics of the nerve c...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Location

Main Site - Cardiff

Application Details

Course Code

B142

Institution Code

C15

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,B

A,B,B

including Biology (or Human Biology) or Chemistry. You will need to pass the science practical element of the A-level if this is part of your programme of study.

UCAS Tariff

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

34

34-32 overall or 666-665 in 3 HL subjects. Must include grade 6 in HL Biology or Chemistry.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDD

DDM

DDD-DDM in a BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science, Forensic Science, or Animal Management with Distinction in all of the Core/Mandatory Units.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

You must have or be working towards English language or Welsh language at GCSE grade C/4 or an equivalent (if you require a Tier 4 visa, you must ensure your language qualification complies with UKVI requirements) and GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent qu

Extended Project

A

For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example, an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A-levels or ABB from 3 A-levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in place of one A-level at the A-level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

T Level

Acceptance of T Levels for this programme will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Academic School. Consideration will be given to the T Level grade/subject and grades/subjects achieved at GCSE/Level 2.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,000
EU, International £28,200

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