M.Sc. On Campus


Northwestern University

12 months
38686 USD/year
38686 USD/year
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The Neurobiology program at Northwestern University features independent, hands-on research training combined with focused classroom instruction to prepare students for careers in medicine, industry, academic research, and/or teaching. Students can earn this degree in one year of intensive study.


Program highlights

The Neurobiology program at Northwestern University provides an unparalleled opportunity to learn and collaborate with some of the foremost scholars in the field of Neurobiology. Graduates of the program have gone on to MD or PhD programs at top institutions around the country or choose to directly enter careers in academic or industrial research.

Please feel free to contact any of the program personnel with any questions. Inquiries regarding admissions (receipt of transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.) should be directed to the Neurobiology office.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Neurobiology
  • Independent Lab Research
  • Molecular Neurobiology
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Eukaryotic Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biophysics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a four-year undergraduate degree
  • Research
  • Test scores (GRE, GMAT) or IELTS, TOEFL scores for international students
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Academic transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19343 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    38686 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19343 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Evanston

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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