Graduate Program At The University Of British Columbia

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Graduate Program in Neuroscience Run shan (Felar) Yu Program Overview The graduate program in neuroscience offered at the University of British Columbia is a research-intensive program that trains students into knowledgeable neuroscientists. In addition to the rich research experience, this program offers a diverse selection of courses, including and not limited to, neuroanatomy, psychobiology and neuropharmacology. Students applying to this graduate program may choose to complete either a MSc or a PhD program, and depending on the program chosen, the course of study can vary from 2 to 6 years. In either program throughout his/her course of study, the student will receive guidance from a Supervisory Committee consisting of four experienced neuroscientists, one of whom is the student’s research supervisor. Upon completion of either program, the student will have obtained a solid foundation in the neurosciences with specialization “in at least one area of research” (UBC, 2015). Location & Facilities This graduate program is based at the Faculty of Medicine and the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus).Students will be taking courses in different buildings across the campus, and the location of research will depend on the lab location of each student’s supervisor. Program Length Students in the MSc program will spend 2 to 3 years in full time study/research.Students entering the PhD program directly with a Bachelor’s degree will spend
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