Bachelor of Neuroscience

Study Area

Health,Medicine and Pharmacy

Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time


Standard Duration

3 Years

About the Course

Are you interested in understanding the links between the brain and behaviour? Do you want to understand the biological building blocks of behaviour? The Bachelor of Neuroscience will provide you with a sound understanding of the molecular, neural and cognitive underpinnings of behaviour as well as providing grounding in the investigative research methods used in the area. What you will study You will study the biological basis of behaviour and learn about how the brain links to human behaviour. Using a foundation in biology, chemistry and psychophysiology, the Bachelor of Neuroscience will provide you with the groundwork for applying this knowledge to addressing questions in understanding how we think, the processes underpinning ageing, neurological and mental health disorders. This degree Your first year will provide you with a broad understanding of foundation level biology, chemistry, physiology and psychology. You will learn the basics of writing research reports, laboratory skills, scientific communication and the scientific knowledge that will be examined in depth later in the course. During your second and third year, you will gain knowledge on specific topics such as pharmacology, cognitive sciences, genetics and quantitative research methods. Throughout your degree you will be an active scientist, gaining scientific skills which will be applied during a research internship in your third year.


Average Score


6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6.0

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking