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.
Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.
The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.
Our postgraduate neuroscience programs pave the way for further studies in neuroscience and related fields, such as a PhD.
A Master of Neuroscience will also provide you with the skills to find employment in the biomedical sciences sector, including in clinical research, with pharmaceutical companies and in policy development.
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- Physiology and Pharmacology
- Pathogenesis of Human Disease
- Genes: Replication and Expression
- Biochemistry and Nutrition
- Biology, Society and Ethics
- Big Questions in Biology
- Experimental Design and Analysis in Biology
- Health and Disease in a Changing World
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiomedicine Biology Human Medicine View 22 other Masters in Biomedicine in Australia
- 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.
International48860 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 48860 AUD per year during 24 months.
National34200 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34200 AUD per year during 24 months.
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- ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
- Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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