• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Neuroscience (the scientific study of the nervous system) and Cognitive Science (the study of how information is represented and transformed in the human brain) are moving ever closer together due to recent technological advances. Join the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science - Language and Communication Science Emphasis program from University of Arizona to learn more.
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Overview

Students in the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science - Language and Communication Science Emphasis program from University of Arizona will study at the dynamic interface of Neuroscience and Cognitive Science. The program includes core courses that explore the fundamentals and a series of elective tracks that allow students to pursue their own interests in this highly interdisciplinary field. Laboratory research is especially encouraged.

Career Fields

  • Social services
  • Research
  • Education
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Government

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biolinguistics
  • Language Science
  • Phonology
  • Cellular Neurophysiology
  • Issues and Themes in Cognitive Science

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37116 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Tucson

  • 830 - 1140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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