Carleton University

Neuroscience

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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Description:Neuroscience applies the basic principles of biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology to the study of the nervous system and how it functions. This multidisciplinary field presents many challenging questions in areas such as learning and memory, neurological disease, and neural development. You will have opportunities to carry out experimental research under the supervision of faculty members in the Institute of Neuroscience. Examples of research within Neuroscience include the effects of stress and depression on immune response, the neurological processes involved in epilepsy and learning, disorders of the central nervous system including Alzheimer’s Disease, and the neural basis of drug abuse.
URL:Neuroscience at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,634
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78 to 82
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 

Calculus and Vectors is strongly recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 18, 2017

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