Brain and Mind Sciences

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences requires the successful completion of 24 credit points of units of study including:

  • 12 credit points of core units of study, and
  • 12 credit points of elective units of study

The Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences requires the successful completion of 36 credit points of units of study including:

  • 12 credit points of core units of study, and
  • 24 credit points of elective units of study

The Master of Brain and Mind Sciences requires the successful completion of 48 credit points of units of study including:

  • 18 credit points of core units of study; and
  • 30 credit points of elective units of study including at least 1 capstone unit of study

Sample pattern of enrolment - full-time students

Full-time students of the Master of Brain and Mind Science will have the following options for enrolment.

Unit of study

Credit points

Delivery mode

Semester 1

 

 

Core units of study (select all)

 

 

BMRI5002 Fundamental Neuroscience

6

 face to face

BMRI5004  Translational and Clinical Neuroscience

6

 face to face

BMRI5020 Research Inquiry

6

 face to face

Elective units of study (choose one of the following units)

 

 

BMRI5010 Brain and Mind Disorders (Child/Youth)

6

 face to face

BMRI5013 Neuropsychopharmacology

6

 block mode

BMRI5027 Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1

6

block mode

Semester 2

 

 

Students choose four of the following units, including at least  one capstone.

 

 

Elective units of study

 

 

BMRI5001 Neuroethics  (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5006 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

6

 block mode

BMRI5007 Neuropsychology

6

 face to face

BMRI5012 Brain Ageing

6

 face to face

BMRI5017 Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders

 

 

(can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5027 Leadership and Policy in  Mental Health 1 (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5023 Research Activity 1 (can be used as a capstone unit) (department permission required for enrolment)

6

 field experience

BMRI5024 Research Activity 2 (can be used as a capstone unit) (department permission required for enrolment)

6

 field experience

Sample pattern of enrolment - part-time students

Part-time students of the Master of Brain and Mind Science should take two units of study per semester and will have the following options for enrolment.

Unit of study code and name

Credit point

Delivery mode

Year 1 Semester 1

 

 

Core units of study (select all)

 

 

BMRI5002 Fundamental Neuroscience

6

face to face

BMRI5004  Translational and Clinical Neuroscience

6

face to face

Year 1 Semester 2

 

 

Elective units of study (choose two of the following units)

 

 

BMRI5001  Neuroethics (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5006 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

6

 block mode

BMRI5007 Neuropsychology

6

 face to face

BMRI5012 Brain Ageing

6

 face to face

BMRI5017 Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5027 Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1 (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

Year 2 Semester 1

 

 

Core units of study (select all)

 

 

BMRI5020 Research Inquiry

6

 face to face

Elective units of study (choose one of the following units)

 

 

BMRI5010 Brain and Mind Disorders (Child/Youth)

6

 face to face

BMRI5013 Neuropsychopharmacology

6

 block mode

BMRI5027 Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1

6

block mode

Year 2 Semester 2

 

 

Students choose two of the Elective units of study, including at least one capstone.

 

 

Elective units of study 

 

 

BMRI5001 Neuroethics (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

block mode

BMRI5006 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

6

 block mode

BMRI5007 Neuropsychology

6

 face to face

BMRI5012 Brain Ageing

6

 face to face

BMRI5017 Genetics of Brain and Mind Disorders (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5027 Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1 (can be used as a capstone unit)

6

 block mode

BMRI5023 Research Activity 1 (can be used as a capstone unit) (department permission required for enrolment)

6

 field experience

BMRI5024 Research Activity 2 (can be used as a capstone unit) (department permission required for enrolment)

6

 field experience