Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide a grounding in the basic theory of neuroscience as well as to highlight the most active areas in modern brain research, with particular emphasis on models that are of relevance to experiment.

Principal learning outcomes

At the end of the course the participants will be familiar with major topics of research in the neurosciences and have the necessary analytical techniques for the pursuit of research in this field or in other related fields in biophysics.

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Other essential notes

Prerequisites: Calculus and standard methods for the solution of differential equations. Basic knowledge of stochastic calculus (Langevin, Fokker-Planck and master equations) and probability theory would be an advantage.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: MA4G4-15)
B (Examination only) Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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