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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Brain and Mind Sciences

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Brain and Mind Sciences provides focused education and training for the next generation of science, medical, nursing, psychiatry and psychology workforces, preparing them to meet the needs of those suffering from disorders of the brain and mind.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
MABRMISC1000, 068825G
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$30,500 per year / $30,500 total
International Fees
$46,500 per year / $46,500 total

About this course

The Master of Brain and Mind Sciences provides focused education and training for the next generation of science, medical, nursing, psychiatry and psychology workforces, preparing them to meet the needs of those suffering from disorders of the brain and mind. The course will promote interdisciplinary research, encouraging investigation into disease in areas of the brain and mind. The course also draws on the strengths of the Brain and Mind Centre to assist you in your professional and clinical skill development.

In this course the core units of study provide you with an understanding of the link between basic neuroscience and clinical applications and interventions. This focus on translational research will offer you a broader application of the brain and mind sciences discipline and opportunity for collaboration and improved research outcomes. Elective units of study and the research dissertation will then provide a high standard of specialised training in your chosen area with learning of current research methodologies, access to cutting edge scientific research equipment and supervision by high profile researchers.

Why study brain and mind sciences with us?
  • Our programs are offered through the Brain and Mind Centre which is home to clinics focused on Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, dementia, youth mental health and sleep disorders, all of which are tied to clinical research programs.
  • The Brain and Mind Centre also has leading preclinical laboratories working on the genetics of neurodevelopment and the etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease and brain tumors, and a strong drive toward translational technologies such as neuroimaging and stem regenerative medicine, and
  • You will be exposed to leading Australian mental health researchers and have opportunities for research activities alongside these leaders in the field.
Who should study this course?

Our students are from a range of backgrounds, including non-medical graduates and range from graduate scientists working in industry or who are interested in pursuing higher research degrees to General Practitioners or nurses who regularly have to care for patients with mental illnesses.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Mallett Street

Course structure

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Psychology courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
87%
Overall satisfaction
79.6%
Skill scale
68.5%
Teaching scale
82.2%
Employed full-time
$102.1k
Average salary

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