Graduate Studies

Coursework-Master of Science- Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science- Collaborative

Preparatory Course Work

Students will acquire knowledge and skills necessary to carry out Neuroscience and Cognitive Science research in academic and/or applied settings. At the Masters level, this will involve a course in Research Design and Statistics, a course in Research Ethics (Animal research ethics or Human research ethics), at least one elective in their specific field of research and the Research Seminar in Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science. 

Research Seminar in Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science A (first year MSc)

CCAP Eligibility Requirements

In addition to the above requirements, CCAP requires the following for admission to the Master’s program:

An Honours B.A. or B.Sc. (or its equivalent) in Psychology or an allied field (Neuroscience, Applied Cognitive Science).
Students are normally expected to have taken courses across the breadth of psychology with particular courses relevant to clinical psychology (e.g., Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology)

Qualifying Exam for PhD in NACS

In NACS, the qualifying exam is done after students have successfully written and defended the proposal for their PhD thesis.  The qualifying exam must be successfully passed by the end of the semester 5 of the PhD program (or the end of semester 7 for students who entered the program without a Masters).

The specific procedures and requirements for the NACS qualifying exam are discussed below.