There is a need for students to be trained in the outlined neurological aspects of this programme, with a view of understanding the underlying biological principles, if we are to keep up to speed with changes in future research and to develop new tools for medical interventions
There is an increasing demand for people skilled in the knowledge of biological sciences applied to healthcare in the form of medical and biological technology needing. The knowledge of innovative use of fresh developments in the fields of data gathering and analysis is critical and is leading to a drive forward towards an innovative and disruptive technological development for improving diagnosis and therapies for mental health, mobility and common conditions like pain.
Upon completion of this programme you will be well-placed to undertake a PhD in this field or as junior research assistants if working in an academic or industrial environment.
There are career opportunities in neurotechnology, neuroscience and electroceuticals worldwide with industries and start-ups like GSK and BIOS Health to name a few. Yorkshire, UK and internationally based companies working in the sector of healthcare data analytics, imaging and neuropathology, healthcare app development and of course the new NHS Digital are such possible avenues for jobs
We encourage you to prepare for your career from day one. Thats one of the reasons Leeds graduates are so sought after by employers.
The Careers Centre and staff in your faculty provide a range of help and advice to help you plan your career and make well-informed decisions along the way, even after you graduate. Find out more at the Careers website.