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Neuroscience

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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About

This Neuroscience Ph.D. program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas provides coursework and research training in neuroscience, with research mentoring spanning a range of different dimensions (basic to applied/clinical neuroscience, molecular to cognitive neuroscience, various types of nervous system measurement approaches, etc.).

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Overview

Students’ dissertation chairs and other committee members will come from various colleges and units at UNLV. This Neuroscience program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas will primarily prepare graduates to pursue post-doctoral research and independent research careers in neuroscience and related fields in academic, medical, government, or private industry settings.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students should have broad knowledge of neuroscience methods, theories, and findings, and deep knowledge in at least one specific area of neuroscience.
  • Students should have the ability to conduct, present, and publish literature reviews and empirical research in at least one specific area of neuroscience.
  • Students should be able to prepare and submit applications for research funding.
  • Students should have the ability to ethically perform independent research in academic, medical, and government institutions, as well as private industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Biometry
  • Independent Study
  • Ethics in Scientific Research

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Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (A = 4.00) or a master's degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.50. Applicants must have completed at least 18 credits in biological or health sciences, cognitive science, neuroscience, or psychology courses including Statistics and Research Methods or their equivalents, at the undergraduate or the graduate level.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • A statement of purpose written by the applicant.
  • Optional: Scores on the Verbal and Quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) may be submitted but ARE NOT required
  • Admission to the program will be based on a mentoring model. 

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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