Biophysics and Neurophysiology

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Biophysics and Neurophysiology

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Human Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: HUB2021S

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    36
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    6
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    9
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    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.

Course Disclaimer

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.