Modes and duration
- Full-time: 4 years
Tuition Fees (2015/16)
- £4,635 (FT)
- £21,530 (FT)
Applicants must have a strong analytical background, a keen interest in neuroscience or machine learning and a relevant first degree at a munimum of upper second-class UK Bachelor's level or an overseas equivalent, for example in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics, Psychology or Statistics. Students seeking to combine work in neuroscience and machine learning are particularly encouraged to apply.
English language requirement: Good
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
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Equivalent qualifications for Algeria
A number of competitive fully-funded studentships are available each year. These cover payments of full fees, provide a generous stipend and are available to students of any nationality.
More scholarships are listed on the scholarships website
Top career destinations for this degree
- University of Cambridge, Postdoctoral Researcher, 2011,
- UCL Wellcome Trust, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2010,
- Google DeepMind, Researcher, 2013,
- Duke University, Postdoctoral Researcher, 2012,
Our students are extremely well trained - we offer a very intense, and very rigorous, programme. They therefore tend to get good jobs; over 90% of our graduate students get postdoctoral positions, and the ones that do get postdoctoral positions tend to go on to faculty positions.
Why study this degree at UCL?
This programme provides a unique opportunity for a critical mass of theoreticians to interact closely with each other, including Computer Science, Science, Functional Imaging, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre and Statistical Science, with the cross-faculty centre for Computational Statistics and Machine Learning, the forthcoming Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour and also with other UK and overseas universities.
Student / staff ratios › 4 staff › 0 taught students › 16 research students
Department: Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
Who can apply?
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now