Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Neuroscience
Description: Neuroscience applies the basic principles of biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology to the study of the nervous system and how it functions. This multidisciplinary field presents many challenging questions in areas such as learning and memory, neurological disease, and neural development. You will have opportunities to carry out experimental research under the supervision of faculty members in the Institute of Neuroscience. Examples of research within Neuroscience include the effects of stress and depression on immune response, the neurological processes involved in epilepsy and learning, disorders of the central nervous system including Alzheimer’s Disease, and the neural basis of drug abuse.
URL: Neuroscience at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 78 to 82

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Earth and Space Science

Calculus and Vectors is strongly recommended.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]