NS1001 - Brain Structure and Function

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Neuroscience
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course serves as a fundamental introduction for undergraduate students who want to learn about how our brain works. This course will cover areas including brain structure and function, with more emphasis on the structure of the nervous system. Students will learn and discuss about the anatomy and physiology of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves that carry environmental information, integrate and processing information, and execute motor commands to perform meaningful behaviour.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Neuroscience