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Study a Neuroscience PhD programme at King's:

  • Research project topics span from molecules to mind, including clinical and translational aspects to make a meaningful differences in people's health
  • Be part of an international and diverse student body, studying at one of three central London campuses, with an active student Neuroscience Society (Neurosoc
  • Extensive programmes of seminars by our faculty and international neuroscience research stars
  • Opportunities to present research findings at national and international neuroscience conferences and publish in leading journals
  • Teaching opportunities for PhD students via King's Talent Bank

What you will study

King's PhD students can complete three-year projects focusing on a specific research project or a four-year studentship through a MRes/PhD programmes. These studentships follow a '1+3' model, in which students undertake lab rotations and transferable skills training in the first year, then perform their extended lab project over years 2-4. 

PhD students gain:

  • Independent project and team-working skills
  • Acuity in analytical skills and critique of the literature
  • Ability to communicate findings to a wide range of audiences

Read our guide on how to apply for a PhD.

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Leading the world in understanding brain function and finding new treatments for patients

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