Basic research and biomedical research are major career paths. After completing a Master´s degree in Neuroscience, successful students will be eligible for Doctoral Programmes at the University of Helsinki (e.g. Doctoral Programme Brain & Mind) or worldwide for other Doctoral Programmes in neuroscience, biosciences or biomedicine.
Besides in Academia, neuroscientists work as specialists in diverse fields, such as pharmaceutical industry, education, biotechnology, public policy, science writing and publishing.
A Master’s degree in Neuroscience is a popular choice among students studying towards biology teacher qualification (Finnish and Swedish speaking students).