Programme Structure

First Year

During your first year, you will complete a number of compulsory and elective courses. They will provide you with a thorough introduction into key areas such as cells and circuits, higher brain function, and experimental designs and methods in neuroscience.

You will attend lectures by specialists in the topics covered by the individual modules. The specialists include internationally acclaimed professors and leading medical specialists from the University of Copenhagen or the industry.

In addition to lectures, you will also take part in journal clubs, undertake case studies and visit laboratory facilities at University of Copenhagen and university hospitals.

Second Year

You finish the MSc in Neuroscience with a Master's thesis (60 ECTS credits). 

You choose the subject according to your own preferences within the field of neuroscience. Researchers at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences can offer inspiration within a wide range of thesis subjects that enables you to tailor a programme that matches your personal interests.

Study plan - MSc in Neuroscience 2020/2021