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Paving the way to neuroscience

  1. Oct 7, 2009 #1
    Hi I'm studying an unconventional course in uni that covers both chemistry and pharmacology. I've decided its neuroscience I want to get into and all along its been my subconscious motivation for studying chemistry and pharmacology. I've only just started my first year which is an overlap year that covers the same content as all the other related courses such as biotechnology. In other words I can easily transfer to another course at the end of the year if I need to. What I'm wondering is if I would be better off transferring to biotechnology if I want to study neuroscience in the long run. Its definitely not just the effects that pharmaceuticals have on the brain that fascinates me its pretty much everything to do with the brain that has me fascinated. Any recommendations?
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  3. Oct 7, 2009 #2


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    Any strong foundation in biology and psychology with some basic chemistry and physics courses thrown in will prepare you for a further degree in neuroscience.
  4. Oct 7, 2009 #3
    I'll take that as a yes then. I'll switch to biotechnology next year. I wonder if I can take a psychology module on the side. Do universities allow you to take supplementary modules from other courses? At least I'm on the right path so far anyhow. Would I be studying neuroscience for another 4 years after I finish the 4 years of biotechnology?
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