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Research Master in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience, specialisation in Fundamental Neuroscience


Maastricht University    Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

Full time September MSc, Other 2 years full time

About the course

What is the molecular biology behind memory? Which genetic alterations make you more vulnerable to stress and depression? And which cellular targets can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease? If these questions intrigue you, the specialisation Fundamental Neuroscience might be what you are looking for. You’ll study the mechanisms that underlie psychological processes, as well as psychiatric and neurological disorders. The courses are organised along the mechanisms and disorders, and include practical training sessions in which you will acquire laboratory skills that you'll you need to study them. You will also take several courses that focus on improving your academic skills, such as writing papers and research proposals. After you’ve completed the programme, you will have obtained all the knowledge and skills you need to embark on an academic career in fundamental neuroscience.

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Entry Requirements

Students need to have a bachelor’s degree that is equivalent to a Dutch university bachelor’s degree. In order to determine if a bachelor’s degree is equivalent to a Dutch university bachelor’s degree, the Board of Admissions makes use of NUFFIC diploma recognition. NUFFIC issues recommendations on the value of higher or secondary education diplomas obtained outside the Netherlands. Where possible, the foreign diploma is compared to a Dutch diploma.


Fees

Academic year 2022/23

The statutory fee for this programme is: € 2,209
The institutional fee for this programme is: € 18,200
The statutory part time fee for this programme is: not applicable
The institutional part time fee for this programme is: not applicable

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