These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Students admitted into the program choose a faculty supervisor and an appropriate research topic. A minimum of two graduate courses are required and are selected to fit the student's needs and interests. However, all students are encouraged to take Medicine 6193, Advanced Topics in Neuroscience. Courses are generally organized in seminar fashion with some courses, such as Medicine 6190 and 6193, having significant laboratory components. Upon admission to the PhD program in neurosciences, a student must take the comprehensive examination before the end of the seventh semester according to the general regulations governing graduate studies at Memorial University. The comprehensive examination in neuroscience consists of both written and oral components. The specific areas to be examined are decided upon by the examination committee in consultation with the student's supervisor.