Integrative Neuroscience (Advanced) (NEUR3904)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit encompasses the material taught in NEUR3004. Advanced students perform a research project and present a mini-lecture on a current topic in neuroscience research.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

One 1-hour lecture, one 2-hour tutorial and 1-2 hour small meeting/laboratory per week.

Assessment

Mid-semester exam, 1-hour final exam, Major essay/report, Tutorial participation, Mini lecture (100%).

Textbooks

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

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Students must have a CREDIT or better in (NEUR3001 or NEUR3901), Students must have a CREDIT or better in (NEUR3002 or NEUR3902)., Students must receive permission from the coordinators for enrolment. For BMedSc: 18 credit points of BMED with a Credit average including BMED2401 or (BMED2801 and BMED2802). For others: 18 credit points of Intermediate Science units of study from Anatomy & Histology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Physiology, Psychology or Statistics.

Students should be familiar with the material in Bear, Connors & Paradiso Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain.

Prohibitions

NEUR3004, PHSI3902, PHSI3002

Study this unit outside a degree

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.