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BSc Neuroscience Degree in UCC

Explore the BSc Degree Neuroscience in UCC


Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system in health and disease and is one of the most exciting and fastest growing areas in biomedical science. The BSc Neuroscience in University College Cork is a multidisciplinary, dynamic programme with a strong focus on research and has a strong reputation for providing a high-quality student experience in a friendly and nurturing environment.

Dr Olivia O'Leary, Programme Director BSc Neuroscience

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The BSc Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary degree course hosted by the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, with significant contributions from a number of other departments. We study neuroscience from the molecular and cellular level through to behaviour, psychology and clinical neuroscience.

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Academic staff and research themes

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Graduate testimonials and recent graduates

Meet some of our recent Graduates. Read what they have to say about their time studying for their BSc Neuroscience in UCC, see what career paths that they have taken. Here also see the recent Neuroscience class groups.

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Career choices

Our BSc in Neuroscience graduates have embarked on a variety of careers, including postgraduate studies in neuroscience or related life sciences research, joined our PhD and MSc programmes or undertaken medical training at graduate entry level. Some have pursued graduate training in allied health professions such as......

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BSc Neuroscience students have opportunities to become involved with the outreach activities of the Department, participating at scientific meetings, volunteering at open days or lending a hand on the transition year week offered to transition year secondary school students.

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Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

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