DURATION OF STUDIES
1.5 years (3 semesters)
LANGUAGES OF INSTRUCTION
CONDITIONS OF REGISTRATION
Bachelor of Science, Medicine or Psychology, or an equivalent degree. Merit-based admission.
THE MASTER IN NEUROSCIENCE
is a joint programme of the Faculty of Psychology and Education, the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Science. It is managed by the Geneva University Neurocenter and focuses on theory, while also introducing students to scientific research and writing. The courses deal with brain function investigative techniques, neurobiology and cognitive and emotional processes. The programme is designed for students who want to work in neurosciences, including in hospitals and academia.
FOCUSES OF THE REQUIRED MODULES:
- Methodology, signal analysis, statistics
- Neurobiological fundamentals of cells and molecules
- Cognitive and affective sciences
3 semesters (max. 5 semesters) | 90 ECTS credits
Required courses and electives (30 credits)
- Principles of Neurobiology
- Statistics and Probability
- Techniques for Investigating Brain Functions
- Introduction to Cognitive and Affective
- Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology
- Neurobiology of Vigilance States
- PET and MRI Imaging in Neuroscience, etc.
Research project (60 credits)
LEVEL OF FRENCH REQUIRED BY UNIGE
No French proficiency test required for non-Francophones.
LEVEL OF ENGLISH
A minimum B2 level in English is required as most courses are taught in English. A C1 level is recommanded.
Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master's degree.
The Master of Science in Neuroscience is designed to meet the needs of students with a Bachelor of Science in Medicine or Psychology, or an equivalent degree, who are looking for a career related to neuroscience in national and international research and/or teaching institutions, hospitals or academia. It can lead to a doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Lausanne (Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School) as well as further training at associate faculties, upon completion of prerequisites required by the given faculty.
500 CHF / semester (~480 €, ~580 $US)
Rate of the day
Deadline for enrolment at the University: 28 February 2021 (Deadline for applications at the Geneva University Neuroscenter: 28 February 2021)
EXCELLENCE MASTER FELLOWSHIPS
The Faculty of Science, with the support of external partners, has established an Excellence Fellowship program open to outstanding and highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science degree in one of the disciplines covered by the Faculty. Candidate selection is based on excellence.
Deadline for applications : March 15, 2021
- Geneva University Neurocenter
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- FPSE Academic Advisor
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- Academic Advisor
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- Faculty of Science
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