|School||School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine|
|Department||Department of Neurosciences and Addiction Studies|
The field of neuroscience has research strengths in neural function and dysfunction. It covers basic and clinical research, ranging from the analysis of molecules to the whole organism. PhD students learn the instruction, research and teaching methodology they need to become competent in neuroscience research and education.
The students study the structural, developmental, biochemical, physiological, pharmacological and genetic aspects of the nervous system. The graduates help in programming theoretical and practical aspects of the field, and advancing the frontiers of knowledge through doing research and looking for the new mechanisms and relationships between the brain and behavior.
We have an inter-disciplinary PhD program in neuroscience. An essential feature of our training mission is to train committed, knowledgeable and competent individuals with the required education and research experiencein neuroscience.
Expected Competencies at the End of the Program
Specific Competencies and Skills
At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following Skills:
- Teaching neuroscience subjects
- Managing experimental projects
- Using specialized experimental equipment
- Handling the animals
- Performing sterotaxic surgery on animals
- Performing immunohistochemical analysis
- Administering and interpreting behavioral tests
- Interpreting the results of statistical analysis
- Launching a laboratory of neuroscience
- Setting up a translational research program
General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.
Specific Requiremetns: Holding a master degree M.Sc. in Neuroanatomy, Neurobiology, Neurophysiology, and Neuropharmacology , received in Iran or abroad.
The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.
Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.
However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.
Education Fees and Yearly Expenses
For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.
Duration: 4 years
Courses and number of credits:
Prerequisite courses: 6 credits
Special Courses: 21 credits
Thesis: 20 credits
Total: 47 credits
For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of Neuroscience
In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Neurosciences and Addiction Studies Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:
Contact Person: : Dr. Nasrollah Tabatabaei
Tel.: (+98 21) 43052121
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal Code: 1417755469
Address: Department of Neurosciences and Addiction Studies , seventh floor, No 88, Italia st., Keshavarz blvd., School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:
Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168
Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran
In case you are ready to apply, please refer to TUMS Online Application Form below.
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