Neuroscience

Understanding the brain and related structures in health and disease is the final frontier. If you’re on this pathway you’ll study the developmental origins of the nervous system, its structure and function, what goes wrong in neurological disease, and cutting-edge approaches to improve outcomes from the treatment of brain disease.

Structuring your pathway

If you choose to take this pathway you must complete the following courses plus the Biomedical Science capstone course, BIOMED 399:

Year 1 compulsory core courses

Year 2 onwards

*Biomedical Science students can only take General Education courses from Schedule O and EMHSS.

Enrol in a pathway

After your first year you can keep your Biomedical Science specialisation general, or you can enrol in a pathway using the Choose your pathway form.

Other Biomedical Science pathways

Neuroscience not your thing? You can choose to keep your Biomedical Science specialisation general, or you can choose a different pathway.

Browse our other Biomedical Science pathways to find one that matches your interests:

Help and advice

Student Hubs

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The Student Hubs services are available seven days a week at the City, Grafton, Epsom and Tai Tonga campuses and six days a week at Tai Tokerau, with friendly staff available to provide you with advice on any aspect of your studies and life at the University.

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