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Neuroscience, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary major in which students obtain a strong foundation of courses in biology, psychology, and math with the flexibility to also pursue individual interests in chemistry, biology, and computer science. The Neuroscience Program focuses on hands-on experience that is driven by course laboratories, internships, and senior research projects. 

Neuroscience majors at Westminster College New Wilmington complete a two-semester long senior project in which they design and explore a unique neuroscience question- some of these projects result in presentations at national scientific professional meetings and published papers. Students can learn to monitor a classmate’s brain activity in our Cognitive Neuroscience laboratory, or test learning and memory with rats in our Behavioral Neuroscience laboratory. 


Neuroscience students at Westminster are well prepared for medical or graduate school, but also pursue a wide variety of other careers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admission begins after December 15th; with notification on a rolling basis as soon as materials are received.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Neurobiology
  • Field Experience/Internship
  • Neuroscience Research
  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Evolution, Form and Function
  • Cell and Molecular Biology 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Financial Resources & Requirements   International applicants should be prepared to meet the full cost of attendance - tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, and personal expenses for the calendar year - from personal or family resources or from funds supplied by their government or other outside sources. 

  • Complete the Financial Declaration for International Students, which is included in the Application. Amounts should be converted to $US dollars.
  • The student’s record will be screened for a merit scholarship during the decision process. Students will be notified of the scholarship when he/she is accepted to Westminster College. No other financial aid will be available to international students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Castle

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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