Cellular and Developmental Neurosci. (Adv) (NEUR3903)


This unit encompasses the material taught in NEUR3003. Advanced students perform a research project and present a mini-lecture on a current topic in neuroscience.

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Further unit of study information


Three 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial or one 2-hour lab session per week.


Final exam. Mid-semester exam, Major essay/report, Mini-lecture, Attendance at and participation in assessment of advanced student presentations (100%).


Kandell, Schwartz and Jessell. Principles of Neural Science. 4th edition. Elsevier. 2000.

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Unit of study rules


An average mark of 75 in (NEUR3001 or NEUR3901 or NEUR3005 or NEUR3905) and (NEUR3002 or NEUR3902 or NEUR3006 or NEUR3906)

Assumed knowledge

NEUR3X01/3X05 and NEUR3X02/3X06 or equivalent. Students who have not successfully completed an introductory neuroscience course are advised to familarise themselves with the content in Bear, Connors and Paradiso ┬┐Exploring the Brain┬┐.



Additional Information

Enrolment in (NEUR3004 or NEUR3904) is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Units of study are designed to be taken in conjunction with each other.

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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.