Brain and Mind Sciences

 

Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences

Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences

Master of Brain and Mind Sciences


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended), the Academic Honesty in Coursework Policy 2015 and the Academic Honesty Procedures 2016. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
GCBRMISC-01 Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences
GNBRMISC-01 Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences
MABRMISC-01 Master of Brain and Mind Sciences

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

 

3 Masters type

The masters degrees in these resolutions are professional masters courses, as defined by the Coursework Policy.

 

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences
(c)
the Master of Brain and Mind Sciences

 
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

 

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Faculty may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the Faculty, have qualifications, evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

 
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences requires:
(a)
a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
and
(b)
satisfactory performance at an interview as required.

 
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences requires:
(a)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate in this discipline from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification,
or
a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification
and
(b)
satisfactory performance at an interview as required.

 
(4)
Admission to the Master of Brain and Mind Sciences requires:
(a)
completion of the requirements of the embedded graduate certificate or graduate diploma in this discipline, without graduating, from the University of Sydney, or equivalent qualification,
or
a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline from the University of Sydney or equivalent qualification;
and
(b)
satisfactory performance at an interview as required.

 

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in the Table of Units of Study: Brain and Mind Sciences.

 
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Brain and Mind Sciences a candidate must successfully complete 24 credit points including:
(a)
12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
12 credit points of elective units of study.

 
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Brain and Mind Sciences, a candidate must successfully complete 36 credit points, including:
(a)
12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
24 credit points of elective units of study.

 
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Brain and Mind Sciences, a candidate must successfully complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
30 credit points of elective units of study including at least one capstone unit of study.

 

7 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to persons who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2020 and persons who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2020 who formally elect to proceed under these resolutions.

 
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2020 and elect not to proceed under these resolutions complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.