McGill University

Neuroscience

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Neuroscience
Description:Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary science devoted to the understanding of the nervous system, and borrows principles from a number of subjects including: biology, biochemistry, physiology, psychology, as well as mathematics, physics, immunology and computer science. The undergraduate Neuroscience programs are coordinated by three departments: Biology, Physiology and Psychology. The major program in Neuroscience is a focused program for students interested in how the nervous system functions. The Honours program is intended for students who are interested in laboratory-based research and in acquiring a foundation in each of the 3 streams of the Neuroscience Major (cell and molecular; neurophysiology and computational; cognition and behavior).
URL:Neuroscience at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   Biology 
  • 2 of   Chemistry 
  • 3 of   Mathematics 
  • 3 of   Physics 

Applicants must have Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUN, OOUP, OOUQ), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT). General Biology II (OOXU) and Organic Chemistry I (OOXV) are recommended for applicants to biological and pre-medical science programs.
Note: High school students from outside Quebec are not eligible for direct admission. A minimum of one year of university studies with completion of all prerequisite courses is necessary for admission.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 17, 2021