Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
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Stem Cells & Translational Neurology

Our online MSc programme combines cutting-edge neuroscience focused on stem cells and neurodegenerative disease with real-life clinical and patient/carer perspectives.

Aims & learning outcomes

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What students can expect to learn from this programme

Courses & structure

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The core and optional courses that make up the programme.

Entrance requirements

Details of the educational, language and computing competencies you will require for this programme.

Fees & funding

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Find out what it costs to take our programme. Read about scholarships & financial support.


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Find out how to apply using the online application system, and the supporting documents you will need.

Request information

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Details for how to register your interest with us or ask a question.

About online learning

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Help to decide if you are ready for online learning, and the support we offer.

About our students

Structure and Courses
Our students come from around the world and from a wide variety of educational backgrounds. Our alumni progress on to a number of different paths after graduating from our programmes and courses including MSc and PhD study.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

These fully online courses, available year round, offer an exciting opportunity for clinicians, scientists and members of the public to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in neurodegenerative diseases, models and stem cells.