Master program in Neuro-X

This Master’s program aims at providing students from various backgrounds with a broad and universal training in:

  • Foundations of neuroscience
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Neuroengineering

The breadth of  the core courses enables students that graduate from the program to work for clinical applications,  product development, fundamental or translational research, either with an experimental or information-technology oriented bend.

The study program is complemented by several projects in research labs as well as a large choice of  in-depth courses in areas such as

  • Technology
  • Data science and machine learning
  • Imaging and image analysis
  • Scientific thinking

Thanks to their interdisciplinary profile, graduates have the opportunity to become future leaders, start-up managers, or innovative health professionals in the industry (MedTech, pharmaceutical companies or health care), in hospitals and in research in general. Their ability to see the big picture in terms of systems combined with a realistic perspective of what it means to develop a product makes them highly esteemed professionals able to interact with experts from many other domains.

  • Credits : 120 ECTS
  • Minimum 3 semesters of courses (with an average of 30 credits per semester), maximum 6 semesters of courses to complete the master’s cycle.
  • An engineering internship has a duration of at least 8 weeks and maximum 6 months for 8 credits.
  • A master’s project for a duration of 18 weeks (including 1 vacation week) if completed at EPFL, or from 18 or 26 weeks (including 1 vacation week) if done in the industry or in another university (30 credits).