24 months
13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Neuroscience program of University of Guelph provides a unique opportunity for students engaged in research in the rapidly expanding field.


Key facts

The Neuroscience program of University of Guelph permits students to combine their departmental degree with multidisciplinary exposure to the field of Neuroscience. This combination of multidisciplinary studies provides students with the best possible foundation for academic careers in Neuroscience and related areas. The specialization fosters strong collaborative efforts between faculty and students working across various levels of analysis, including molecular, cellular, systems, and behavioural research.

In addition to their home department’s core requirements, students enrolled in the collaborative specialization in Neuroscience must complete: NEUR*6000 Principles in Neuroscience and NEUR*6100 Seminar in Neuroscience.

Are you interested in:

  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Neurophysiology

Career opportunities

  • Academia
  • Biotechnology
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Neuroscience
  • Seminar in Neuroscience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours B.A. or B.Sc. (or its equivalent) in Psychology or an allied field (Neuroscience, Applied Cognitive Science)
  • A minimum of a B+ admission GPA which must be calculated in a very particular way.
  • For international applicants the admission GPA is cumulative.
  • Students are normally expected to have taken courses across the breadth of psychology with some courses in the field to which they are applying.
  • A strong background in methodology and statistics is expected.
  • Applicants are expected to have undertaken a senior honours thesis project or senior research project equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2377 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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