Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Neuroscience BSc (Hons)

Studying neuroscience will enable you to explore the workings of the brain, from molecules to neural systems, answering questions such as: how do neurones communicate with each other to lay down memories? What goes wrong in neuropsychiatric disorders such as Parkinsons and schizophrenia? How do we feel pain?

Your knowledge will build from studying core units in years one and two to studying selected, in-depth courses in your final year. Second-year units explore many aspects of neuroscience, including the neurophysiology of the central nervous system; the pharmacology of dr...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Location

Main Site

Application Details

Course Code

B140

Institution Code

B78

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level

A,A,A

A,B,B

Standard offer: AAA including two core science/maths subjects. Contextual offer: ABB including AB in two core science/maths subjects. Please visit: bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

A,A,A,A,B

Standard Higher: AAAAB

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Access to HE Diploma in Science, Biomedical/ Medical/ Health Science or Psychology (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include: at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above; and at least 12 credits at Distinction from one of the following, and 12 credits (including 9 at distinction) in another: Biology or Human Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, or Psychology. Mature students can contact mature-students@bristol.ac.uk to check the suitability of their Access course.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

36

Standard offer: 36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level, including 6, 5 at Higher Level in two core science/maths subjects. Contextual offer: 32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level, including 6, 5 at Higher Level in two core science/maths subjects. Please visit: bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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

DDD

DDD in Applied Science BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,A

Advanced Higher: AA in two core science/maths subjects.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.

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

Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands £9,250
EU, International £29,300

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