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Programme structure: Neuroscience with Study in Industry (in the final year) (MSci) - what's running in 2020/21

This Integrated Master's programme has been designated as type II: Advanced Study, with a formal period of study in industry, in accordance with the QAA descriptors for Master's programmes. Please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes for further information on this type of programme.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
Introduction to Neuroscience PHPH10012 20 Mandatory TB-1
Functional Neuroanatomy PHPH10013 20 Mandatory TB-2
Understanding Body Function A Not Available in 2020/21 PHPH10010 20 Mandatory
Understanding Body Function B Not Available in 2020/21 PHPH10011 20 Mandatory
Pharmacology 1A PHPH10003 20 Mandatory TB-1
Options totalling 20 credit points, normally selected from:
Pharmacology 1B PHPH10004 20 Optional TB-2
Biochemistry: Cellular Processes BIOC10004 20 Optional TB-2
Anatomical Science 1B ANAT10009 20 Optional TB-2
The following options can also be taken subject to timetabling constraints:
Biological Chemistry 1B: Powering Biomolecular Interactions BIOC10002 20 Optional TB-2
Certificate of Higher Education   120      

Progression/award requirements

Unit Pass Mark for Undergraduate Programmes:

  • 40 out of 100 – for level C/4, I/5 & H/6 units
  • 50 out of 100 – for level M/7 units

For details on the weightings for classifying undergraduate degrees, please see the Agreed Weightings, by Faculty, to be applied for the Purposes of Calculating the Final Programme Mark and Degree Classification in Undergraduate Programmes.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Please refer to the specific progression/award requirements for programmes with a preliminary year of study, the Gateway programmes and International Foundation programmes.

Exit awards

All undergraduate degree programmes allow the opportunity for a student to exit from a programme with a Diploma or Certificate of Higher Education.

  • To be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 240 credit points, of which at least 90 must be at level 5.
  • To be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education, a student must have successfully completed 120 credit points at level 4.

Integrated Master's degrees may also allow the opportunity for a student to exit from the programme with an equivalent Bachelor's degree where a student has achieved 360 credit points, of which 90 must be at level 6, and has successfully met any additional criteria as described in the programme specification.

The opportunities for a student to exit from one of the professional programmes in Veterinary Science, Medicine, and Dentistry with an Award is outlined in the relevant Programme Regulations (which are available as an annex in the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes).

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