Behavioural Neuroscience

Seek to understand the nature of individuals and why they behave the way that they do.

Overview

Study of relationships that exist between behaviour and the structural, chemical, and electromagnetic organization of the brain.

Study a key discipline that strives to relate to all aspects of behaviour, experiences, and feelings to changes in the chemistry, cell activity, and physics of the brain.

Understand why abnormal changes in the physical properties of the brain are responsible for many psychological and social adaptation problems and why some changes can produce special behaviours, such as unique talents.

Enjoy a program that is designed to meet the growing demand for scientists and technicians with a broad knowledge of both behavioural and biochemical sciences. Equip yourself with the necessary requirements for medical school and biomedical and psychology graduate programs, as required courses in this program correspond with admission requirements.

Key Features

Four-year program that prepares students interested in studying human behaviour with neurobiological perspectives, leading to an Honours Bachelor of Science in Behavioural Neuroscience
Opportunity for third-year students who display exceptional dedication and skill to work in research laboratories on cutting-edge neuroscience projects
All students must complete a fourth-year thesis

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Biology
  • Dentistry
  • Graduate studies
  • Medicine
  • Neuroscience,
  • Psychology
  • Research,
  • Teaching in colleges or universities

Many of these careers can be found in the public and private sector.
 

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