Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

MEDSCI 307 - Neuropharmacology

15 Points

Semester 1


An introduction to the principles and concepts involved in neuropharmacology. The course covers: the anatomy, neurochemistry and pharmacology of the normal and diseased human brain; the biochemical causes of psychiatric and neurological diseases; and the types and mechanisms of action of drugs used to treat brain disorders.


Prerequisites: MEDSCI 204, 206

Please note that the prerequisites listed here apply to students who begin their degree in 2016. Students who started their degree in 2015 or earlier will be under the University of Auckland course and degree regulations in place at that time.

If you have trouble enrolling, then please apply for an enrolment concession.

Visit www.studentservices.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/sso-apply-concession, to find out how.


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