The Master of Brain and Mind Sciences provides focused education and training, preparing you to become the next generation of science, medical, nursing, psychiatry and psychology professionals, and meet the needs of those suffering from disorders of the brain and mind.
The course promotes interdisciplinary research, encouraging investigation in areas of brain and mind science. The course also draws on the strengths of the Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) to assist you in your professional and clinical skill development.
Campus life at the University of Sydney is a unique experience. As a Sydney student, you'll enjoy an inspiring learning environment and a campus atmosphere alive with activity and diversity.
Submit your application for the postgraduate program by coursework online.
See the step-by-step guide and select your degree:
- Master of Brain and Mind Sciences
- Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences
- Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences
You can also apply for a course through a University of Sydney representative (agent) in Australia or another country. Note that some agents charge a fee for their services.
A representative may be helpful if you want advice on choosing a course, relocating and living in Australia, or if you need help to complete documentation required by the University of Sydney or the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
For postgraduate programs by research, please visit the International postgraduate research page.
As an international student, you may need to demonstrate your English language proficiency to the Australian government (to obtain a student visa), and to the University of Sydney, to be eligible for entry to a university course. The exact requirements depend on the country you are from. See the English language entry requirements page for more information.
An indicative tuition fee is published on the webpage for each of the coursework programs. Please select your course (Master, Graduate Diploma, or Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences) and look to the right hand side "essentials" section for International students.
There is a dedicated International Loan Schemes Officer located in the International Student Office to assist students in relation to applying for education loans to fund their study. Enquiries can be directed to .
The University of Sydney offers information on scholarships available to international students:
- Sydney Medical School scholarships (many of these are available to international students)
- AusAID scholarships for international postgraduate students.
Visa requirements can differ depending on your country of origin. Please be aware that you will not be able to enrol at the University of Sydney as an international student unless you have the correct visa. Please visit the visa requirements page for more information.
The International Office provides information about studying and living in Sydney, including:
- transport - getting around
- shopping and groceries
- buying household items and clothing
- Halal and Kosher butchers and restaurants
- dining out
- financial support
- health and welfare
- IT services
- eating and retail
- learning assistance
- summer school
- childcare services
- religious facilities
- Centre for English Teaching
- Careers Centre
- University of Sydney Union
- Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
- Students Representative Council (SRC)
- Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association
- disability services
- International Student Office