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Neuroscience, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) , ID,
Merging biological, cognitive and computational neurosciences, this interdisciplinary program provides the broad academic foundation and diverse research experiences you need to study and contribute to the scientific understanding of brain and spinal cord function.

About

The program addresses all aspects of the highly integrated field, including the study of the nervous system biology, the cognitive and behavioral processes, and the applications of mathematics and computer science to understand and model neurological function.

As a student in the program, you will focus your degree work in an area of the field that interests you and best prepares you for your career and research goals. 

The program is offered in collaboration with a nearby partner university, giving you access to faculty expertise, research facilities and resources at both institutions.

Programme Structure

You conduct experiments, teach undergraduate students, and complete courses in professional development and ethical issues in biological research.

Areas of specialization include: 

  • Neurobiology
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Evolution and ecology
  • Medical biosciences
  • Cellular and molecular biology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    48

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Admission requirements:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    26988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13494 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4676 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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