Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Western University - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Faculty:Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Areas of Research:Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Neuroscience; Computational Neuroscience; Neural Substrates of Behaviour; Neuroanatomy/Neuropathology; Neuroimaging; Neurophysiology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,859


The PhD in Neuroscience is a research intensive program that emphasizes the development of individual scholarship and excellence through the collaborative interactions within this interdisciplinary program. Students in the program experience a very wide exposure to all aspects of neuroscience research from cellular molecular to cognitive neuroscience. Student with an MSc usually complete this program within 4 years. Direct entry into the program by students with a BSc is possible for outstanding candidates.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    - Honors or Masters degree in Neuroscience or in a related field with a strong research component, or an MD, DDS or DVS degree with some specialization in Neuroscience

    - At least an A (80%) over the final two years; this is equivalent to a high second class standing at some universities.

    * 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 December 29, 2022