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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Neuroscience)

 2 years
 45 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

$ 13,470 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Master of Science in Neuroscience at McGill University allows students to complete this program in 2 years.
  • Students need to complete 45 credits successfully to graduate from this Neuroscience program.
  • Students are exposed to both theoretical and practical issues of both hardware and software in well-equipped laboratories.
  • The Bachelor’s in Neuroscience offers advanced training in the critical, historical, and theoretical analysis of:
    • Molecular Biology
    • Introductory Organic Chemistry 1
    • Introduction to Neuroscience 1
    • Introduction to Neuroscience 2
    • Neuroethics
  • In addition to technical complementary courses, students in the Neuroscience program take general complementary courses in social sciences, management studies, and humanities.
  • 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).
  • The students to faculty ratio for this Neuroscience program at McGill University is 18:1.
  • The job opportunities after this Neuroscience program that students get at McGill University are:
    • Academia – research and teaching
    • Clinical sciences
    • Biotechnology and contract research
    • Pharmaceutical industry
    • Neuropsychology and psychiatry
    • Regulatory affairs, policy and research administration, etc., with an average salary of 37,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits45
Fees$ 29,824 for 2 years or 45 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 30)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Offered by Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Program Urlhttps://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/faculties/interfaculty/graduate/programs/master-science-msc...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a bachelor's degree with coursework in Neuroscience.
  • GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The minimum requirements are an overall average of 60% in each year, as well as in all prerequisite subjects. Subjects must include mathematics, and two of biology, chemistry or physics in Class 11 and 12.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 [B Grade]. 

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

Followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 30

Winter
Sep 10


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$13470$13470
Health insurance$871$871
Others$571$571
Total fees$14912$14912

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #51/ 500

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support

Work Study

  • Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week. 
  • Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work
  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support
  • During an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.

Career and Placement after Course

Career possibilities are:

  • Academia – research and teaching
  • Clinical sciences
  • Biotechnology and contract research
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Neuropsychology and psychiatry
  • Regulatory affairs, policy and research administration



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