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Honours Neuroscience (B.Sc.)

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Program offered jointly by the Departments of Biology and Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour.


Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection is based on academic achievement but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

Program Notes

  1. This program is jointly administered by Biology and Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour; students may seek academic advising from either Department.
  2. While completion in Level I is recommended, the following courses must be completed by the end of Level II:
  3. Advanced courses in Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Medical Physics, Molecular Biology and Physics may be considered as units towards Course Lists 2, 3 or 4 by petition to the Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour or Biology Undergraduate Chair.
  4. PNB 2XB3  and NEUROSCI 2XN0 A/B  must be completed in Level II.
  5. PNB 3XE3  serves as an appropriate substitute for STATS 2B03 .
  6. Students who entered the program prior to September 2021, may substitute BIOCHEM 2EE3  for one of BIOCHEM 3G03 , BIOPHYS 2A03  or 2S03 .
  7. NEUROSCI 3E03  must be taken in Level III.
  8. PHYSICS 2B03  can be taken in Level III by students who did not complete MATH 1AA3  or 1LT3  in Level I.


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units

30 units

(See Admission above.)

Level II: 30 Units

Level III: 30 Units

Level IV: 30 Units

3 units


  • Course List 2 (See Program Note 3 above.)

3 units


  • Course List 3 (See Program Note 3 above.)

3 units


  • Course List 4 (See Program Note 3 above.)

6 units from Course Lists 2, 3, 4 and one of

6 units

  • Electives

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