Degrees and Certificates
Master of Science in Physiology or Neuroscience,Master of Science
The course will cover the basic physiology of all major organ systems as didactic lectures and clinical cases are presented in a small group learning environment. In addition, a chosen specialist subject will also be researched and presented both as a review paper and as a seminar.
The major components of the course are didactic lectures, clinical case discussions, small group practical sessions, and online activities, as well as directed self-study and monitored activities.
The Capstone Presentation is a 50-minute seminar presented by the student to an audience and their supervisory committee. The presentation will cover the student's chosen specialist field.
The Capstone Paper is based upon the student's chosen specialist subject. The student, having thoroughly and critically researched the literature, will write a review paper based upon their literature research. The paper is appraised by the supervisory committee and awarded a letter grade based upon the current SOM grading system.