Master of Neuroscience

Program of Study Course cps
Core Units
Complete 36 credit points from either the Capstone Research or Clinical Experience Pathways:
Research
36 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps
NEUR501 Research Topics in Neuroscience 6
NEUR502 Research Methods in Neuroscience 6
SCI599* Science Masters Thesis 24
*SCI599 is available only to students who have achieved a grade point average of 5 and above in both NEUR501 and NEUR502 and permission of head of school.
Candidates in the Research pathway who do not achieve a GPA of 5 or more in both NEUR501 and NEUR502 will complete SCI501 and SCI502 plus 12 credit points of Listed Units as approved by the Course Coordinator.
Clinical Experience  
HDEV404 Biomedical and Functional Impact of Disability 6
HDEV405 Biobehavioural Strategies for Managing Disability 6
SCI501 Special Topics in Science A 6
SCI502 Special Topics in Science B 6
SCI505 Science Practicum 6
WORK500 Work Integrated Learning - Professional Skills Development 6
Prescribed Units
Complete 48 credit points from the following units:
48 cps
NEUR331 Neurobiology I 6
NEUR332 Neuroanatomy 6
NEUR333 Neurobiology II 6
NEUR334 Neurobiology of Developmental, Cognitive and Affective Disorders 6
NEUR335 Clinical Neuroscience 6
NEUR536 A Walk Through the Brain 6
NEUR537 Understanding and Changing Human Behaviour 6
PSIO411 Human and Mammalian Physiology 6
Listed Units
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Candidates in the Research pathway who are unable to complete SCI599 complete an additional 12 credit points from the following:
12 cps
BCHM210 Introductory Molecular Biology and Biochemistry I 6  
BCHM220 Introductory Biochemistry II 6  
HDEV401 Introduction to Human Development 6
HDEV402 Clinical and Neurobiological Issues in Disability Management 6
HDEV403 Biomedical Basis of Disability Identification, Impact and Resourcing 6
HDEV404 Biomedical and Functional Impact of Disability 6
HDEV405 Biobehavioural Strategies for Managing Disability 6
PHAR232 Pharmacology for Research 6
PSIO230 Pathophysiology 6
PSIO331 Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology 6
Or 12 credit points, as approved by the course coordinator, from any other unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
Total 96 cps

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