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Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Victoria University of Wellington

M.Sc.
15 months
Duration
18534 USD/year
4884 USD/year
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Bachelor's degree in relevant subject. You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English. The Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington .

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Overview

 You'll carry out in-depth supervised research and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.

 The Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington

To do an MSc by thesis you'll need an Honours degree or postgraduate diploma in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area.

Workload

Part-time students will need to do around 20–23 hours of work a week. Make sure you take this into account if you are working.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals and Behaviour Analysis
  • Drugs, Brain and Behaviour 
  • Drug Addiction 
  • Nature Nurture Neuroscience
  • Advanced Cognitive Psychology 
  • Affective Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor's degree with Honours or equivalent in relevant subject.You may also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18534 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23168 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    4884 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6106 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.

Estimated international fees : NZ$36,100 for the full programme

Estimated domestic fees  : NZ$9,515 for the full programme

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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