• Code NEUR8700
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • Offered by John Curtin School of Medical Research
  • ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
  • Classification Research
  • Course subject Neuroscience
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • AsPr Brian Billups
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2021
    First Semester 2021
    Autumn Session 2021
    Winter Session 2021
    Second Semester 2021
    Spring Session 2021
    See Future Offerings

This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Sem 2 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions. On-campus activities will also be available.

Students will be expected to research the scientific literature relevant to a given topic and construct a research proposal which addresses the background, aims, hypotheses and detailed experimental approach to extend the known information. Each student will have a neuroscience academic advisor relevant to their research proposal with whom they will meet regularly. The course will involve self-directed learning and independent research of the literature.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will demonstrate theoretical knowledge of common methodologies used in neuroscience; skills which enable them to interpret, synthesize and critically analyse the published literature; and the ability to apply the knowledge to new problems.

Indicative Assessment

A written assignment and oral presentation

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Workload

Variable contact hours with academic mentor as required. Expected work-load is a minimum of 10 hrs/week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the John Curtin School of Medical Research to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Preliminary Reading

Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neurophysiology

Assumed Knowledge

NEUR6102, NEUR6101

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 12 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $820 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $1090 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1310 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 In Person View
1311 01 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 31 Mar 2021 In Person View

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3456 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View
3457 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3295 01 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 In Person View
3296 01 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 30 Jun 2021 In Person View

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4326 01 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 30 Sep 2021 In Person N/A
4327 01 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 23 Jul 2021 30 Sep 2021 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6465 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A
6466 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 31 Aug 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person N/A

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6268 01 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 31 Dec 2021 In Person N/A
6269 01 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 22 Oct 2021 31 Dec 2021 In Person N/A

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