Embarking on a PhD means undertaking a 3- or 4-year research project, guided by one or more PhD Supervisors. You need to have an undergraduate degree to do a PhD. Some students have also completed a Masters course (either MSc or MRes). See applying for a PhD for more information. Specific training programs include:
An alternative way to undertake your own postgrad research is to do a Master in Research (MRes). This is just a one year project. At BN we run one MRes course - the Master of Research (MRes) in Systems Neuroscience.