Neuroscience is a division of science which deals with the study of nervous system. Neuroscience involves various disciplines such as physics, mathematics, psychology, computer science, philosophy and medicine.  Neuroscience is also known as neurobiology. Though, neurobiology is categorically associated to the biology of nervous system whereas neuroscience is concerned with the science of the nervous system, both terms are interchangaeable.

Neuroscience programs essetially study the relationship between nervous system and the brain. It helps in solving issues related to nervous systems and the brain. This field with its widescope offers several career options to many students.


Few courses offered under neuroscience: -


  • Bachelor Of Science in Neuroscience
  • Doctor Of Medicine In Neurology
  • Master Of Philosophy In Neuro-Sciences
  • Master of Chirurgical in Neurosurgery
  • Post Basic Diploma in Neuroscience Nursing

Basic Eligibility



For admission into bachelor’s degree a student needs to complete his/her higher secondary education or 10+2 with subjects such as biology, physics and chemistry from any recognized university/institute. The duration for this program is 3 years.



For admission into master’s degree a student should have a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. The duration for this program is 2 years.


Few specializations under neuroscience: -

Students aspiring to take up neuroscience as a career can specialize in either one of the following options: -


  • Neural engineering
  • Behavioral neuroscience
  • Systems neuroscience
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuroscience studies
  • Neurology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Developmental neuroscience
  • Psychiatry

Job Prospects

A career in neuroscience is a challenging but an interesting field in science. Neurologists get paid quite well. Therefore, most students opt for a career in neurology in comparison to psychiatry and neuropathology. It is easy to find a profitable job in hospitals, companies associated with research, government organizations and maybe even pharmaceutical companies.

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