Systems Neuroscience

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Systems Neuroscience

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Neurobiology (LIBS 441) is highly recommended for students to take before taking this course. Any other equivalent courses that deal with basic priciples of neuronal physiology and brain anatomy can be taken.

  • 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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Systems Neuroscience is an advanced neuroscience course for undergraduate students who have gained basic understanding of principles of neurobiology and neurophysiology. It is strongly recommended (but not required) that students who wish to take this course should have taken a basic neurobiology class beforehand. The course contents include motor control, motivation and reward, sleep, and memory.

    The aim of this course is to understand the principles of neural mechanisms that mediate various behavior and cognitive functions.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations