Master Neuroscience

  • On Campus
  • 18 months
  • EUR459 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR459 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English, French ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Genève, Switzerland
The Master in Neuroscience is a joint programme of the Faculty of Psychology and Education, the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Science. It is managed by the Interfaculty Centre of Neuroscience and focuses on theory, while also introducing students to scientific research and writing.

Description

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The courses deal with brain function investigative techniques, neurobiology and cognitive and emotional processes. The programme is designed for students who want to work in neurosciences, including in hospitals and academia.

Focuses Of The Required Modules
  • Methodology, signal analysis, statistics
  • Neurobiological fundamentals of cells and molecules
  • Cognitive and affective sciences

It is possible to fulfil some of the option requirements at another university. Students may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master’s degree.

The Master of Science in Neuroscience is designed to meet the needs of students with a Bachelor of Science in Medicine or Psychology, or an equivalent degree, who are looking for a career related to neuroscience in national and international research and/or teaching institutions, hospitals or academia. It can lead to a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Lausanne (Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School) as well as further training at associate faculties, upon completion of prerequisites required by the given faculty.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Apply until:
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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

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Starting in

    Apply until:
  • ( International

    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

    )
  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

    )

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • EUR459 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR459 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester.

Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Required courses and electives:

  • Principles of Neurobiology
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Techniques for Investigating Brain Functions
  • Introduction to Cognitive and Affective
  • Neuroscience
  • Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
  • Neurobiology of Vigilance States
  • PET and MRI Imaging in Neuroscience

Research project

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Medicine or Psychology, or an equivalent degree.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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