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MSc Neuroscience - Entry Criteria

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The table below shows the entry criteria for the MSc in Neuroscience.

Some offers are made automatically if the applicant satisfies the necessary criteria outlined in the table below. UK based automatic offer holders will be invited to visit UCL at one of our open days to learn more about the degree.  Overseas based automatic offer holders will be contacted by one of the course tutors for an informal discussion by telephone.

Applicants who do not satisfy the automatic offer criteria might be invited to an interview to determine whether they have the sufficient background for the MSc Neuroscience. UK based applicants will be invited to visit UCL for an interview and overseas based applicants will be interviewed by telephone.

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide recent evidence that their standard of written and spoken English is adequate for studying at graduate level. UCL's Graduate English Language Requirements web page provides information about acceptable tests and guidelines.

Undergraduate Degree Requirements
(Including compulsory subjects and modules)
Note: conditional offers (of 2:1 degree or international equivalent) will be given to candidates that have not already graduated (subject to the criteria below)

(1) Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or on course trajectory) in Neuroscience would be considered for an offer without interview.

(2) Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree (or on course trajectory) in a biomedical science related discipline or minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree in Psychology with a significant component of molecular or cellular biology/neuroscience evident in their transcripts.

Offers conditional on minimum 2:1 degree. International students will be judged on equivalencies to these levels.

For interview: 2:1 undergrad degree (or on course trajectory) in science discipline without evidence in transcript of significant Neuroscience/cell biology course content. Interview will determine whether candidate has sufficient background for the MSc Neuroscience.
Other Requirements
(Graduate degree)

If above not satisfied then a minimum pass at M-level in a molecular/cellular biology/biomedical sciences degree.
English Language Requirement Level UCL “Good” level - international students must satisfy UK Border Agency (UKBA) English Language Proficiency requirement for all Tier 4 General Student visas.

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