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Neuroscience, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Burlington, VT, United States
The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the The University of Vermont is a multidisciplinary, Ph.D. granting program that has more than 50 faculty mentors across 9 departments and 4 colleges.
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Overview

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at The University of Vermont emphasizes rigorous training in neuroscience-related research and prepares students for a variety of science related careers in addition to tenure-stream academic careers. We provide training in multidisciplinary research and scientific survival skills so that our graduates are effective Stewards of Neuroscience.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The rigorous first year curriculum includes Neural Science, Human Structure and Function (a combined physiology and pharmacology focused course), and Cell Biology.  These courses integrate information from basic science with translational and medical knowledge to teach students about how the nervous system regulates human physiology and behavior. 

The second year curriculum consists of Statistics, the Biobehavioral Proseminar (which covers learning and memory), Responsible Conduct in Research, and two advanced selectives in the field of the chosen dissertation project.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Contact information for all three people who will provide letters of recommendation (information is submitted in the application)
  • One official transcript from each institution you have attended, including the one you currently attend (please email to graduate.admissions@uvm.edu)
  • Writing Sample (where required)
  • Test Scores (where required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16768 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16768 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burlington

  • 1269 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

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