University of New England

Master of Neuroscience

University of New England
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From 2 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
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Why study this course

  • Develop an advanced understanding of neural processes and how these drive behaviour and clinical phenomena
  • Explore human physiology, neurobiology, neuroanatomy, clinical neuroscience and behavioural neuroscience
  • Choose between studying Neuroscience from a research or clinical perspective

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are available. Quotas apply.

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • Hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline*; OR
  • Hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours in a relevant discipline*; OR
  • Hold a UNE Graduate Certificate in Neuroscience or Graduate Diploma in Neuroscience

*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to: science, medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, education, health, or counselling.

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroanatomy
  • The brain and behaviour
  • Neurobiology of developmental, anxiety and cognitive disorders
  • Clinical neuroscience
  • Understanding and changing human behaviour
  • Neurobiological bases of Autism
  • Neurobiology and the treatment of depression
  • Human physiology

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Enquire with University of New England or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Support and delivery

When you study with UNE you will have access to:

  • Options to study on-campus or online
  • A personal and flexible learning approach
  • Academic staff who are passionate about what they teach
  • A free and confidential UNE counselling service
  • UNE Safety Shuttle bus which runs all year round, picking up students from various points on campus and transporting them safely to a location within the town boundary via the residential colleges

Why study with University of New England?

  • UNE is Australia's oldest regional university
  • UNE have been helping students study from home for more than 70 years, longer than any other university in Australia
  • Access course content when and where it suits you
  • UNE have been awarded five stars for both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching quality by the Good Universities Guide 2024, and is the only university awarded five stars for student experience 18 years in a row (2007-2024)

Find out more about this course

University of New England

Master of Neuroscience

You may wish to discuss the following with University of New England:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Find out more about this course

University of New England

Master of Neuroscience

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