M.Sc. On Campus

Applied Cognition and Neuroscience

University of Texas at Dallas

12 months
22302 USD/year
22302 USD/year
12344 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience (ACN) program at University of Texas at Dallas is an applied multidisciplinary program that incorporates and integrates methodologies from such diverse fields as psychology, neuroscience, computer science and philosophy.


Students in this Applied Cognition and Neuroscience program from University of Texas at Dallas may choose to specialize in one of the following areas: cognition and neuroscience, neuroscience, computational modeling/ intelligent systems, human-computer interactions and neurological diagnosis and monitoring.

Career Options

  • Career preparation opportunities include but are not limited to the following areas: Experimental Neuroscience; Experimental Psychology; Cognitive-Neuroscience; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Usability Engineering; Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring; and Brain Imaging Technology. 
  • In addition, the ACN degree provides excellent preparation for both doctoral work in cognition and neuroscience and medical school. 
  • Please note preparation for one or more of the above careers is dependent upon the specific curriculum specialization area chosen by the student within the ACN program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Systems Neuroscience
  • Neural Net Mathematics
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Cognitive Science
  • Intelligent Systems Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6172 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Richardson

1207 - 2237 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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