Times to completion Expected: 6 Terms (2 years) Expected: 12 Terms (4 years)
Admissions Requirements
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from accredited institution (Honours preferred)
  • Min. 80% over the final 2 years
  • Course completion in Biological sciences at 2nd year levels recommended
  • Masters degree in Neuroscience, or in a field with strong neuroscience and research component, or an MD, DDS or DVS degree with some specialization in neuroscience
  • Min. 80% over the final 2 years
Application Deadlines

Domestic: April 30, 2019

International: April 30, 2019

Domestic: April 30, 2019

International: April 30, 2019

Contact Us

Program Website

Program Contact

Susan Simpson

Graduate Studies in Neuroscience

Western University
Robarts Research Institute, RRI 3203
1151 Richmond Street North
London, Ontario, Canada

t. 519.661.4039

Academic Load


Curriculum Options

Thesis based

Test Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language (only one test is required):

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum score of 600 for paper-based test, 250 for computer-based test, or 100 for internet-based test. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984]. OR
  • The International English Language Testing System (IELTS).  A minimum score of 7 out of 9.


Application Deadlines:

Domestic & International: April 30, 2019