University of Birmingham

Understanding the brain is a critical scientific challenge that brings together biology, medicine and psychology.

The field is rapidly expanding under the influence of new technologies and collaboration across traditional disciplines. It addresses a number of social challenges including brain disease, mental health problems and maintaining health in an aging population.

This degree course has a human focus but a broad multidisciplinary scope, with modules drawn from Biosciences, Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, Computer Science, Psychology, Philosophy and Medicine.

Students will have the opportunity to conduct an advanced research project in laboratories involved in cutting-edge research.

Our research laboratories include facilities for the latest techniques, including:

  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging
  • Electroencephalography
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation
  • Transcranial direct-current stimulation

We also have behavioural laboratories devoted to:

  • Attention
  • Language
  • Emotion
  • Memory
  • Motor control
  • Eye-tracking

Entry requirements

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Closing date

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