Irvine has an international reputation in neuroscience research, and offers
academic excellence and flexibility. Students who are interested in the
neurosciences have several options for admission to PhD programs. These
- The Interdepartmental
Neuroscience Program offers first year coursework and research opportunities
across a broad spectrum from molecular neurobiology through cognitive
neuroscience. Students in this umbrella program have the opportunity
to train with any faculty members of a participating department. After
a first year of general neuroscience training, students will join the
more specialized graduate program of their chosen thesis advisor.
may also select direct admission to one of the following graduate programs
that offer more specialized training in various aspects of neuroscience.