Embark on a captivating exploration of the unseen realms of the brain with our cutting-edge training in Neuroscience. This isn't just a programme; it's an invitation to unravel the mysteries of life, empower yourself with knowledge, and become a key player in the world of groundbreaking scientific discoveries. Start your journey through the intricate landscapes of the brain with our transformative online programme in Neuroscience. This isn't just an educational experience; it's an exploration of the very essence of what makes us human. Join us as we delve into the wonders of neurons, synapses, and the secrets that lie within the folds of the mind.
This Postgraduate Research and Teaching Certificate (PGRT) programme will equip you with the knowledge of neuroanatomy, neuroimaging, and neurobiology. To stay competitive in the field of neuroscience, universities and organizations need qualified neuroscientists with knowledge and understanding of neurobiology and neuroimaging who use cutting-edge laboratory methods. This 28-week (7-month) PGRT programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to apply in neuroscience research. It will train you to perform research in an international research environment. Through the virtual internship and Research Assistant work, you will gain the essential knowledge and skills required to participate in neuroscience and neuroimaging research. This PGRT programme aims to provide knowledge of neuro biology and advances in neuroimaging. Upon successful completion of the programme, receive a prestigious certification that not only validates your expertise but also opens doors to opportunities in academia, research, and industry.
Develop critical thinking skills to work in neuroscience research
Get teaching skills to grow your career in academia
The online distance-learning delivery of the course will provide opportunities to receive expertise from the Cambridge Centre for Innovation and Development (CamCID) researchers, material from our partners, and guest lectures.
Part 1: PCert - Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Research (4 modules): This 4-week PCert course will provide you with the knowledge of functional human neuroanatomy, neuronal communication, and you will also explore the applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in brain imaging. Comprehensive overview of basic neuroanatomy, neural communication, and the organization of the nervous system. Exploration of key concepts in neurophysiology and neurochemistry. Understand the principles behind different MRI methods and their applications in neuroscience research. Further details are mentioned on the PCert - Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Research page.
Part 2: PCert - Laboratory Skills in Bioscience (4 modules): This Professional Certificate (PCert) course will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of key laboratory methods like ELISA, flow cytometry, and fluorescence microscopes. Emphasis on understanding and implementing safety protocols in a bioscience laboratory. Learn the basics of cell culture, including cell line maintenance and aseptic handling. Overview of risk assessment, hazard communication, and emergency procedures. It also includes an introduction to aseptic techniques and microbiological practices. Further details are mentioned on PCert - Laboratory Skills in Bioscience page.
Part 3: Researchers Training Programme (4 weeks): This unique 4-week online training programme is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to succeed in your career as a researcher. Engage in research activities, exploring ethical challenges and making research presentations. Develop problem-solving skills to identify and address challenges related to academic research. Further details are mentioned on the Researchers Training Programme page.
Part 5: Virtual Internship - Research Training (4 weeks): This 4 weeks of virtual training will provide you with research skills through research-based tasks and online guidance during the tasks. You will participate in research activities (tasks and analysis) and apply your knowledge of Neuroscience in research. Develop critical thinking skills to work in an international research environment. You will engage in research skills development tasks to stay current with evolving technologies and applications in the field of Neuroscience Research. Further details are mentioned on the Research Training in Neuroscience page.
After completing all the parts of this programme, you will be provided with an e-certificate of completion and a virtual internship at Cambridge Centre for Innovation and Development (CamCID).
This programme is designed to aid professional development in the field of Neuroscience and Neuroimaging research, enabling you to further your expertise within an existing career path or to change your career direction, for example, into a Neuroscience Researcher or doctoral researcher. Studying our programme can open up a wide range of career opportunities in both research and applied settings. Here are several career paths that individuals with expertise in this field may pursue:
This online programme is delivered on our virtual learning platform (Moodle). The programme is self-paced and it can be completed on your schedule within programme's duration. The programme includes recorded lectures, templates, learning material, ebooks, and research-based tasks. It is designed by the CamCID Research Team and Guest Lecturers (faculty members from international universities).
May include additional material from our partners.
UK and International: £949 (including electronic certificate).