Programs:

Neuroscience

Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Science

MiNDS (McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery & Study) is a research intensive interdisciplinary graduate program in Neuroscience that includes faculty members from Science, Health Sciences, Humanities and Engineering. The range of research interests and expertise of the faculty members make MiNDS a unique training environment for graduate students. The strength of our faculty and the resource-rich environment are the main reasons why the students choose MiNDS for their graduate studies.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

A collaborative partnership among the Faculties of Science, Health Sciences, Engineering and Humanities, the Neuroscience program is designed to break through the conventional boundaries and covers the broadest spectrum of neuroscience. Current research projects within the faculty are aimed at improving human health and discovery in areas such as neural development, behavioural genetics, brain imaging, perception, pain, motor learning, vision, hearing, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, autism, Parkinson's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, dementia, anxiety, addiction, and more.

Areas of Research

  • Neural Development
  • Plasticity and Regeneration
  • Aging
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Neuropsychiatric and Neurological Disease
  • Brain Body Interactions
  • Sensory Systems
  • Motor Control and Rehabilitation
  • Neural Signal Processing
  • Learning and Memory
  • Neuroimmunology
Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master’s degree in Neuroscience or a related discipline
Program Options:
Full-Time
Typical Entry:
September

Degree Options

Master of Science (M.Sc.)Degree Details

Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a field relevant to Neuroscience
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master’s degree in Neuroscience or a related discipline
Program Options:
Full-Time