Are you interested in the basis of consciousness, the mechanisms of learning, or the genetics of behaviour? In this programme you study the brain, cognition, and behaviour from different perspectives.
The main focus of this Research Master is to train students to become independent researchers, and contains three tracks that are described in more detail below:
Behavioural Neurosciences (B-track)
Cognitive Neuroscience & Modelling (C-track)
Molecular & Clinical Neurosciences (N-track)
The curriculum consists of 20 ECTS of track-specific education, 10 ECTS of multidisciplinary education that covers all fields of neuroscience, and 90 ECTS in which students can pursue their own specific interests through choosing electives and two research projects. Students will also participate in summer and winter symposia.
Through the four track-specific courses (see the Programme link below), students develop their foundational knowledge of research topics and skills in the Behavioural, Cognitive, or Molecular Neuroscience. Thereafter, students can further develop their specialisation through elective courses and research projects in their field of interest. The programme also provides the unique opportunity to broaden their scope by choosing projects and electives in the domains of the other tracks (i.e., interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary research). It is advised to start the programme in the track that aligns best with your BSc. Educational profile.