Bar-Ilan University is offering MSc. in Brain Sciences that provides an advance, comprehensive multidisciplinary training with hands-on research experience in brain studies. Offered by The Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, the program is personally adapted to each student based on their academic background and scientific interests.
Well-equipped with a wide variety of laboratories, the program exposes students to advanced research technologies and engages in basic brain science, and clinical trials.
Students are required to take Preparatory/Supplementary courses along with at least four Core courses. While these courses are based on a student’s specific academic background, the Core courses include modules on Computation, Biology and Cognitive Science.
A 2-year MSc program, it compromises of two main elements: completion of the courses and a thesis work. Students of the program are required to participate in activities including short-term research project of one semester in one of the labs and participation in a department seminar.
A variety of electives courses are offered by the Center’s researchers, providing an opportunity for students to increase their knowledge and skills in a range of research topics.
Students applying to the program are required to register at the university website as well as send an application to firstname.lastname@example.org along with their CV, undergraduate transcript and degree, recommendation letter and a purpose of the statement.
Students can check the complete admission process at: https://gondabrain.biu.ac.il/en/node/572
The admission cycle for 2021 has begun and the university will accept applications until early June.
The program is open to all students who have obtained or are about to obtain an under-graduate BSc degree in brain sciences, life sciences, exact sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences) or cognitive sciences from a recognised university in India.
The students are required to have an average of 85% or equivalent grade average with a recommended band of 6 or above in IELTS.