Where Can I Study Neuroscience In South Africa

What is Neuroscience?

Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system (the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system), its functions, and disorders.

Where Can I Study Neuroscience In South Africa?

Stellenbosch University.

University of Pretoria.

University of the Witwatersrand.

What qualifications do you need to study neuroscience?

A neuroscientist is typically a research scientist. The traditional career route would involve a science undergraduate degree followed by a PhD.

No clinical practice or clinical qualifications are required. Neurologists and neurosurgeons are both medical specialties.

How hard is neuroscience?

Neuroscience is hard because the core courses such as biology, chemistry, and mathematics are challenging.

Earning a Ph. D. or MD in Neuroscience also requires students to stay in school so much longer. A graduate degree in Neuroscience, since it is in the medical field, can be hard on the pocket, too.