Careers with a BSc Neuroscience
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 physiotherapy, radiography, speech therapy or occupational therapy. Others are now employed in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and biotechnology industries in careers such as clinical trials, sales and marketing, and research. Some of our graduates have entered into the teaching profession at either secondary or third level, or into scientific journalism and publishing.
Many of our graduates have embarked on postgraduate studies in neuroscience or related life sciences research. Some have joined out PhD and MSc programmes here in UCC while others have obtained scholarships in Universities and research centres worldwide. Understanding brain function is also critical in many other fields including Medicine, Allied Health Professions, Education, Bioengineering and Law. Some of our graduates have pursued medical training at graduate entry level, including here at the School of Medicine in UCC and have gone on to specialist training in Neurology and Neurosurgery. Similarly, some have pursued graduate training in Allied Health professions such as Physiotherapy, Radiography, Speech therapy or Occupational therapy. The BSc in Neuroscience also equips students for entry into the pharmaceutical, biomedical and biotechnology industry in careers such as clinical trials, sales and marketing, and research. Others have opted to enter into the teaching profession at either secondary or third level, or into scientific journalism and publishing.
The BSc Neuroscience in UCC has a strong reputation for providing a high-quality student experience and many of our graduates have commented on the friendly and nurturing environment in which the programme runs. Indeed we maintain strong relationships with our alumni and many have facilitated career advisory sessions for our current students.
MSc & PhD courses:
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Science jobs and courses:
Federation of European Neuroscience Society http://www.fens.org
Academic jobs http://www.jobs.ac.uk