Australian National University

24 months
50630 AUD/year
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The Neuroscience program at the Australian National University will give you both theoretical and practical knowledge of the modern concepts in neuroscience and methodologies employed to answer these questions and more.  


Based in the Eccles Institute of Neuroscience at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australia’s national medical research institute, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art, modern facilities, and some of the country’s leading scientists in the field.

Upon successful completion of the Neuroscience program at the Australian National University, students will have the skills and knowledge to: 

  • demonstrate high level knowledge in neuroscience;
  • apply their knowledge in neuroscience to new problems; 
  • interpret, synthesize and critically analyse published literature of relevance to neuroscience;
  • demonstrate a theoretical understanding of current neuroscience techniques
  • demonstrate the ability to interpret and analyse results and write scientific reports;
  • clearly communicate theory and results in both written and oral formats.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Pathogenesis of Human Disease
  • Genes: Replication and Expression
  • Biochemistry and Nutrition 
  • Biology, Society and Ethics
  • Big Questions in Biology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


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General requirements

CRICOS: 082376M 

  • At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry. 
  • Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least 8 courses in a cognate area.

Tuition Fee

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    50630 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50630 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
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