Neuroscience graduate program

Carla Sanchez-Lafuente
Neuroscience graduate student researching the formation of new neurons from pools of existing neural stem cells in the brain.

The Neuroscience Graduate Program is a multidisciplinary program, featuring faculty from a number of UVic departments:

Learn more about the Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty members and their research areas on the Neuroscience faculty page.

The neuroscience graduate program produces students with a research-based background in either cellular or cognitive neurosciences, reflecting UVic's two major neuroscience research streams.

The program emphasizes connections between the core areas (learning and memory; synaptic function; developmental neuroscience; sensory motor systems; disease and injury) and encourages students to develop competencies in more than one area.

Admission & program requirements


Additional program information

Neuroscience graduate program (NGP) handbook

Get more details in the Academic Calendar.


General graduate studies information

Visit the UVic future graduate students page for important information about becoming a graduate student at UVic.