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Specialisation

Nerve cell

In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in 2022.

Students commencing this course in 2022 are required to commence their studies in-person on campus. Remote study is not available for this course. Applicants will be eligible for admission only if they are able to demonstrate they are physically present in Australia on the date specified in the offer made to them by the University.

About this specialisation

Study of the brain and nervous system is one of the largest and fastest growing endeavours of the biological sciences. Neuroscience is recognised as a discipline in its own right and a hallmark of the discipline is its acknowledgement of a multidisciplinary history. 

This field is an expanding area of global research activity, and in a subject which is already enjoying translation in a number of areas, for example in the fields of engineering, computation, economics and business.

Graduate opportunities

Specialisating in neuroscience will allow you to pursue further studies in neuroscience, work in one of the many rapidly growing areas in the pharmaceutical, medical or biotechnology industries, or pursue a professional course in medicine or psychology.

Career pathways
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