Biophysics and Neurophysiology
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Human Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology
Taught In English
Course entry requirements: HUB2021S
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units36
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits6
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units9
Hours & Credits
The course offers theoretical and practical instructions on advanced concepts in neuroscience, such as: embroyological development and repair of the nervous system, histological and gross anatomical appearances of the brain, electrophysiology, principles of electrical and morphological brain imaging, neuronal signalling, signal transduction in sensory, motor and autonomic nervous systems, vascular systems, vision and pain perception, eating disorders and mechanisms of learning and development of memory.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.