Research in Behaviour and Cognition, Master | University of Barcelona | Barcelona, Spain
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Research in Behaviour and Cognition

12 months
Duration
82 EUR/credit 4920 EUR/year
28 EUR/credit 1680 EUR/year
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About

The Research in Behaviour and Cognition master's programme at University of Barcelona is designed to train researchers to an internationally competitive level in behavioural sciences, specifically in the areas of personality and behaviour, cognition and plasticity, primatology and in research methodology in behavioural sciences. 

Overview

Introduction

The Research in Behaviour and Cognition master's programme at University of Barcelona also prepares students to access the doctoral programme. In particular, it is associated with the UB doctoral programmes in Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, and in Biodiversity.

The Research in Behaviour and Cognition master's programme at University of Barcelona is designed to provide internationally competitive training in behavioural sciences, particularly in the areas of personality, psychological assessment and treatment, basic psychology and psychobiology, and the methodology of the behavioural sciences.

Career opportunities

The training programme is designed for people who wish to start a career as researchers in the fields of experimental psychology, behaviour, neurosciences and primatology. It is also suitable for professionals of the behavioural sciences and life sciences who wish to complement their research training.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Advances in Cognitive Development
  • Advances in Language Processes and Memory
  • Attention and Prediction in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Behavioral genetics
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychological research on delinquency

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Spanish, Partially taught in Catalan
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pre-enrolment application.
  • Photocopy of degree certificate or equivalent qualification. In case of admission, foreign degrees that require so should be translated and authenticated through diplomatic channels before completing the enrolment.
  • Solid academic record
    • High level of English (minimum B1)
    • Applicants must hold a llicenciatura degree, an EHEA bachelor's degree or an equivalent university degree issued outside Spain. In the case of applications from graduates in disciplines other than psychology, the Coordination Committee will determine whether additional bridging credits are required, which would be taken from the core subjects of the EHEA bachelor's degree in Psychology at the UB.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      4920 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 82 EUR per credit during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      1680 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 28 EUR per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Barcelona

    770 - 1360 EUR /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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    Scholarships Information

    Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Research in Behaviour and Cognition.

    Available Scholarships

    You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
    Merit-based

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    OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000000 INR
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Education Future International Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Education Future
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
    ACES Scholarships
    Merit-based Need-based

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    ACES Education Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1500 EUR
    Deadline
    15 Oct 2024
    Study Abroad Scholarship Program - Diversity Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Spanish Studies Abroad
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    ServiceScape Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    ServiceScape
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    The Smooth Movers Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Smooth Movers
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    14 Oct 2024
    Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    Merit-based Need-based

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    U.S. government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    15 Sep 2024
    Scholarships for university studies and other higher studies
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Basque Government
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1500 USD
    Deadline
    15 May 2025
    Study Abroad Merit-Based Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Spanish Studies Abroad Alumni Scholar Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1350 EUR
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
    ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
    Need-based

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    Leopold Figl Foundation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    33600 EUR
    Deadline
    01 Jul 2024
    Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Mundus MAPP
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
    Moving Mates Scholarship
    Need-based

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    Moving Mates
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    Various benefits
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
    Merit-based

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    OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    25000 USD
    Deadline
    14 Jun 2024
    Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Ayn Rand Institute
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    7000 USD
    Deadline
    24 Apr 2025
    Go Global MBA Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    educations.com
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    5000 USD
    Deadline
    25 Aug 2024
    Women Scholarship for International Students
    Merit-based

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    educations.com
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    5000 CAD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2024
    Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Pinsky Law
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    90000 AUD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Ramsay Centre
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Dec 2025
    Scholarship for students with disabilities
    Need-based

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    Anonymous Hope Fund
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    12000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Nov 2024
    Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
    Merit-based Need-based

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    The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    10000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Jul 2024
    Global Innovation Challenge
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Social Shifters
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    8000 EUR
    Deadline
    Not specified
    Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
    Merit-based Need-based

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    European Commission
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3500 USD
    Deadline
    15 Nov 2024
    The Bill Walsh Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    ACES: The Society for Editing
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    3000 USD
    Deadline
    Not specified
    AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
    Merit-based Need-based

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    American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    2000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Jul 2024
    The MyUS Community Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    MyUS
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    2000 USD
    Deadline
    20 Aug 2024
    Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    Dermadry
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Aug 2024
    $1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    Verified Scholarships
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    10 Dec 2024
    PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
    Merit-based

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    PlagiarismSearch
    Location not available
    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
    $1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    IvyPanda
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    31 Aug 2024
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    Merit-based Need-based

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    Florida Rentals
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    1000 USD
    Deadline
    30 Jun 2024
    $1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
    Merit-based Need-based

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    IvyPanda
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    Independent provider
    Grant
    965 USD
    Deadline
    Anytime
    Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    500 USD
    Deadline
    31 Oct 2024
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    Merit-based Need-based

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    CryptoRunner
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    Grant
    55 GBP
    Deadline
    19 Jun 2024
    IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
    Merit-based

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    IELTS from 6 to 9
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