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NEUR1000 Invitation to Neuroscience 5 op
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General description

The language of instruction is English and the course will end with a written exam. Maximum number of attendees is 100, therefore we ask for pre-registration.
Registration to the course can be done via Nettiopsu.

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to provide strong base of general knowledge in neuroscience to students with various educational backgrounds.
The neuroscience course will introduce students to the mammalian nervous system, highlighting both structure and function of the human brain.
The topics include the function of nerve cells, sensory systems, and control of movement as well as complex brain function. In addition, students will become familiar with modern neuroscience brain imaging techniques. No prerequisites.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

Participation is free to all students from UTU and ÅA including doctoral students.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Written exam
  • In English

15x 2h lectures

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
based on the written exam results, exam questions will cover the material from the lectures and the suggested course literature

Study materials

Neuroscience 5thEdition, Dale Purves, George J. Augustine, David Fitzpatrick, William C. Hall, Anthony-Samuel  La Mantia,  Leonard E. White (759p)

Further information

Contact: tbmc-coordinator@utu.fi

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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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