Over these last few years, I’ve received many inquiries from people all over the world who are seeking official Duke University course credit for the online course Medical Neuroscience. For example, some of these students are trying to fulfill a requirement of an academic program in their own university. Others seek to complete a requirement for admission to the next educational level (e.g., graduate admissions or medical school admission). Many of these students hoped to earn an official course credit that would transfer back into their home institution. They also hoped to receive a transcript from Duke University verifying successful completion of Medical Neuroscience.
After nearly five years of research, writing, and editing, the sixth edition of Neuroscience, by Purves et al., was released in October of 2017 by Sinauer Associates (now an imprint of Oxford University Press). Since the first edition of the book was published in 1997, this is the most thorough revision from one edition to the next.
The next session of Medical Neuroscience begins today (August 29, 2016). We look forward to welcoming to our course another group of wonderfully diverse and passionate learners from all walks of life and all over the world. One particular corner of the world that will contribute some number of students to the course is Durham North Carolina (U.S.A.), home to Duke University.