Interested in Neurology? The steps you need to take to pursue your passion


If you have an interest in neuroscience, our neurology postgraduate courses could be an excellent opportunity for you to expand your knowledge and advance your career. A career in neurology is extremely rewarding, offering the opportunity to join a constantly evolving field and improve the lives of patients with a variety of neurological conditions.

The Role of a Neurologist

Neurologists work with diseases affecting the nervous system, and because the nervous system is responsible for messaging between the brain and the body, it is vital that neurologists provide long term, high-quality patient care. A career in neurology offers endless variety as you work with a number of nervous system disorders on a daily basis, you may also support clinical trials and research involving the latest technologies.

While delivering a life-changing diagnosis can be challenging, the value neurologists can add to patients’ lives with dedicated care and treatment plans is what makes pursuing a career in the important field of neurology a truly worthwhile pursuit.

Studying our neurology course online covers in-depth learning on the following conditions commonly diagnosed by neurologists:

  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache/migraine
  • Meningitis
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Paraplegia, paraparesis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Stroke

As some of the most affordable courses of their kind, our flexible neurology programmes are delivered 100% online by expert tutors, allowing you to balance work, family and other commitments alongside your study and career development. You will join a community of thousands of other healthcare professionals, where you can share expertise and best practice globally.

Why study neurology?

With an increasing demand for neurology specialists, and neurological diseases on the rise, patients have also seen an increase in waiting times. If neurological conditions go untreated, this can have implications on conditions seriously deteriorating before patients are first seen. With more dedicated healthcare professionals like yourselves entering the neurology workforce, you will assist with the important task of eliminating these issues by providing timely, high quality care within your role.

The role is dynamic and fast-paced, and at times challenging, but undoubtedly fulfilling, with the potential to make a real difference in neurological research and improve patient outcomes. Our postgraduate neurology course offers scenario led learning to prepare you for the reality of cases you will encounter as a neurologist, allowing you to gain research-based expertise.

How to become a Neurologist: from Education to Specialisation

If you are thinking of becoming a neurologist and transforming people's lives, our newly launched neurology postgraduate courses will be the next important step in your pathway to becoming a neurologist.

At Learna | Diploma MSc, our neurology degree programmes are perfectly suited to healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, therapists or other allied health professionals who are interested in specialising in neurology. Studying your neurology degree with Learna | Diploma MSc provides fascinating insight into several conditions and disorders and offers opportunities for career progression in a field where demand is high.

Our one year Postgraduate Diploma in Neurology and two year Neurology MSc programmes are delivered through our expert faculty by experienced field leaders in neurology, with a multidisciplinary approach. This means you will be learning from leaders in the industry, and grouped with fellow students located all over the world, giving you the opportunity to understand global perspectives.

How to apply for our postgraduate neurology courses

To study on our neurology postgraduate courses, you will need to hold a relevant healthcare degree or equivalent, or demonstrate the ability to work comfortably at postgraduate level through an assessed piece of work, as well as proficiency in the English Language. If you have any concerns about your eligibility for our postgraduate neurology courses, our admissions team will be happy to help - you can email, or why not book a call with a member of the team at a time that suits you?

To find out more about our newly validated neurology programmes, visit our course pages to begin your application and take the next exciting step in your neurology career.

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