SWC PhD in Systems Neuroscience

London, United Kingdom

Learning type(s): In Person

Language(s): English

Duration: 4 years

Degrees available: PhD

Programme website

Domains: Circuit Dynamics and Oscillations, Cognition and Neural Network, Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience, Motivation, Emotion and Behaviour, Sensory Systems, Synaptic Integration, Excitability and Plasticity

Subdomains: Association cortex, Conceptual modelling and pure theory, Data analysis and software tools, Decision making and reasoning, Motivation and emotion, Multisensory integration, Neural Network Models, Social cognition and behavior


This is a four-year PhD programme in systems neuroscience, taught by SWC faculty together with colleagues at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit and other affiliated institutions.

We offer a comprehensive introduction to systems neuroscience, as well as intensive training in experimental techniques, including imaging, physiology, molecular, and behavioural methods in systems neuroscience.

Students accepted to the programme recive a competitive stipend and funds for education and travel. We also cover tuition fees in full.

We accept applications from mid-September to early November for intake the following September.


25 Howland Street, London, UK