The Brain in Health and Disease

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Brain in Health and Disease

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Neuroscience

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • 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

  • UK Credits

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

    Assessment: literature review on a selected topic (2000 words)

    An opportunity to study the basis of modern neurobiology providing an insight into the most recent developments in the field, such as brain imaging or new theories of brain plasticity. The module also includes elements of the established and accepted concepts like those concerning neurotransmission. Brain ageing and age-related disorders such as Parkinson?s disease and Alzheimer?s disease are considered at depth. The module is designed to facilitate student understanding of current directions in brain research, both basic and applied.

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.

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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.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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