Neuroscience is the study of the brain and nervous system, and includes a variety of specialities involved with research into their structure and function.
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Most careers require at least a bachelor's degree, and many careers require a doctorate degree. Neuroscience is a broad area of study, and employers will require knowledge and experience in a specific area of neuroscience.
Pharmaceutical neuroscience includes drug development seeking treatment of neural disorders involving extensive research of drugs in specific areas of neurosciences. Pharmaceutical careers can include neurosciences research, drug development and clinical trials.
Medical careers typically involve extensive training in neuroscience. Neuroscience doctors and nurses research and treat patients with neurological disorders and diseases, and prescribe treatment.
University Research and Teaching Careers
Most university teaching careers in neuroscience involve participation in research. Professors not only teach neuroscience, they're involved with neuroscience research, and in most cases, they conduct grant funded research given to the university.
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These careers often involve continuous learning, but can be very rewarding. Salaries for a bachelor's degree start at approximately £33,150 per year according to Indeed.com, and will increase with education, skills and experience.
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