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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
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. Mental health diseases represent one of the largest classes of illness affecting Canadians and the field of mental health is an area of increasing public interest and scientific investigation. Neuroscience and Mental Health is offered by the Department of Neuroscience, where faculty and students are actively engaged in research on a range of diseases such as depression, Parkinson’s disease, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, and the recovery from traumatic injury, all within a dynamic research environment that hosts state-of-the-art research tools.

Neuroscience and Mental Health can be taken as an Honours, Major, General or Minor program. These programs offer considerable flexibility of course selection for students, including opportunities for students in the Honours and Major programs to pursue an exceptionally wide range of minors.
URL:Neuroscience and Mental Health at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,210
International: $27,282

Admission Requirements

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.

  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 
  •   Advanced Functions 

Calculus and Vectors is strongly recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] 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 October 09, 2019

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