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Neuroscience

Program

Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary major offered by the School of Medical Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and Health and the School of Psychology in the Faculty of Science. Units of study in this major are available at standard and advanced level.

About this program

Study of the brain and nervous system is one of the largest and fastest growing endeavours of the biological sciences. Neuroscience is recognised as a discipline in its own right and a hallmark of the discipline is its acknowledgement of a multidisciplinary history. 

The program comprises units of study from the School of Psychology and the School of Medical Sciences (Anatomy and Histology; Physiology and Pharmacology). Neuroscience is identified as one of the research strengths of the University. The neurosciences are both taught and actively researched at multiple locations in the University and this program offers a pivot around which students can navigate this particular research strength. 

The program is offered in an expanding area of global research activity, and in a subject which is already enjoying translation in a number of areas, for example in the fields of engineering, computation, economics and business.

Courses that offer this program

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