Master of Brain and Mind Sciences

The Master of Brain and Mind Sciences prepares you for a satisfying career in mental health and neuroscience, where you can make a real difference to the health of individuals and communities.

By the end of your Masters, you will have a solid understanding of both basic neuroscience and clinical applications and interventions.

You will explore diseases of mental health from both the basic and clinical research perspectives rather than as disparate scientific disciplines, empowering you to form meaningful collaborations and improve research outcomes.

The Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) is internationally renowned for its interdisciplinary model, leading researchers, and the significant contributions made to mental health and neuroscience. As a Masters student, you will draw on these strengths to develop world-class professional and clinical skills.

Core units of provide you with a foundation in fundamental neuroscience and its translational and clinical applications. You will develop skills to critically appraise biomedical literature and use this to inform further research or for clinical applications.

Elective units of study give you specialised training in your chosen areas of interest. Research Activity gives you the research experience and skills necessary for further postgraduate research, such as an MPhil or PhD.

Students wishing to enrol in fewer units of study than the full 48 credit point Masters Degree can enrol in a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Science this can be transferred to the full 48 credit point Masters Degree if desired.

The Masters in Brain and Mind Sciences equips you with an understanding of the very latest in interdisciplinary research and the skills to use this in professional settings in the laboratory, clinic or allied mental health care.