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Neuroscience and Mental Health

Carleton University

Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Neuroscience
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,272
International: $30,400
Scholarships:5

Description:

Neuroscience is a new, exciting, and rapidly expanding scientific discipline that aims to understand how physical processes in our brains underlie complex functions such as movement, sensation, memory, emotion, consciousness and thought. Faculty and students in Neuroscience are particularly interested in how diseases that affect the brain lead to mental health problems, with the focus of our research including depression, Parkinson’s disease, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease and concussion. Our research, like our academic programs, integrates information from many disciplines including medicine, molecular biology, psychology, immunology, genetics, chemistry and epidemiology.

Neuroscience and Mental Health is Canada’s first undergraduate degree program to be run by a Neuroscience Department. The program offers flexibility of course selection for students, including opportunities for students to pursue a wide range of minors.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78 to 82
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  • 2 of   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics  or   Earth and Space Science 
Two of Biology, Chemistry, Calculus and Vectors,physics or Earth and space Science.
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60] 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.

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