• 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 2023
    First Semester 2023
    Autumn Session 2023
    Winter Session 2023
    Second Semester 2023
    Spring Session 2023
    See Future Offerings

In 2023, this course is on campus with remote adjustments only for participants with unavoidable travel restrictions/visa delays.

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
2023 $860 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2023 $1140 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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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
1272 01 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2023 In Person N/A
1273 01 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 20 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2023 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3125 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A
3126 20 Feb 2023 27 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023 26 May 2023 In Person N/A

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3254 01 Apr 2023 21 Apr 2023 21 Apr 2023 30 Jun 2023 In Person N/A
3255 01 Apr 2023 21 Apr 2023 21 Apr 2023 30 Jun 2023 In Person N/A

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4269 01 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 30 Sep 2023 In Person N/A
4270 01 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 21 Jul 2023 30 Sep 2023 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
6121 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 In Person N/A
6122 24 Jul 2023 31 Jul 2023 31 Aug 2023 27 Oct 2023 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
6234 01 Oct 2023 20 Oct 2023 20 Oct 2023 31 Dec 2023 In Person N/A
6235 01 Oct 2023 20 Oct 2023 20 Oct 2023 31 Dec 2023 In Person N/A

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