Philosophiae Doctor (Ph. D.)
Dissertation or thesis track
This program aims to help students gain in-depth knowledge and conduct an original research project in scientific study of the nervous system. The program gives students essential preparation for a career in research, teaching or practice in the following fields: cellular and molecular neurobiology, neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neuroendocrinology and neuropsychology.
Studies in this program are governed by the educational regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the following provisions:
1. Admission requirements
To be admitted as a regular student in the PhD (Neurological Sciences) program, candidates must:
The doctorate program consists of 90 credits. Students may take the program without selecting an option (Segment 69) or choose the Neuropsychology option (Segment 70).
The doctorate program may also include other courses depending on students' needs.
Legend: CR: Credit, SC: Schedule, D: Day, E: Evening
84 mandatory credits, of which 78 are for research and a thesis, and 6 credits from elective courses.
From the list of available NRL courses.
All credits in this option are mandatory.
A course taken at the MSc level may be replaced by a course in the optional block or by any other course deemed relevant. NRL 6051 is a prerequisite for all PSY courses.
All seminars or courses of programs included in the Memorandum of Agreement for Neuropsychology
Applicants interested in this program also applied to the following programs:
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Consult the list of the department's faculty members and their specializations.