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University of New England

Armidale , NSW ,Australia

Master of Neuroscience

Neuroscience is one of the fastest-growing areas of study in human physiology. Graduates of this program will have been given the opportunity to understand how the brain works to maintain human behavior, what may go wrong in those neurobiological processes, and the ways that research and remediation may be undertaken within multi-disciplinary settings.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible Interview call from Institution
10 Days
Provisiona;/Unconditional offer
10 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Neuroscience is a diverse and rapidly growing field. With a postgraduate neuroscience qualification from UNE, your understanding of how the brain works, why behavior occurs as it does, and how people may be helped to change, will give you an advantage in many fields of professional employment.  

You could consider opportunities in a range of settings, including: 

  • clinical psychology 
  • counseling, allied health  
  • medicine 
  • education 
  • biomedical research  
  • pharmaceutical development 
  • policy development in the public or private sectors 
  • behavioral and cognitive research. 

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A candidate shall:

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline*; or
  • (b) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline*; or
  • (c) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma or a Bachelor with Honours in a relevant discipline*; or
  • (d) satisfy UNE by means of other relevant professional experience by submitting a Statement of Service from your employer/s and a resume outlining a minimum of three years'' full-time (or equivalent) relevant professional experience and training was taken in the past 10 years**.

Applicants applying under Rule (d) must submit a Statement of Service.

*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • Science
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
  • Education
  • Health
  • Counselling

Other similar disciplines as determined by the course coordinator.

**The professional experience and training referred to will be in areas of human behaviour and remediation in one or more of the relevant disciplines.

Practical, Clinical or Work Experience

Students may complete work-integrated learning and professional skills development (WORK500 and SCI505) with approved institutions during their degree.