24 months
1538 GBP/module
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Every thought, sensation and emotion we have is ultimately a function of our brain and nervous system and the interaction with the environment. Study this cutting-edge online master of Applied Neuroscience programme with King's College London, and delve into the fascinating science of the brain. 

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Neuroscience is fast becoming a dominant field within psychology. This innovative, multidisciplinary, postgraduate programme gives students the opportunity to develop specific interests in the applied neuroscience areas of psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, neuroimaging, and how neuroscience interacts with society. 

From the research lab to marketing and games design - learn about the applications of neuroscience in real-world settings, and understand the mechanisms and treatments of various diseases of the brain and nervous system.

This online master of Applied Neuroscience programme offered at King’s College London is taught over two years and is 100% online – which allows you to fit your studies around work and life commitments, without putting your career on hold.

Whether you are looking to progress or develop your career or pursue research opportunities, the applicable aspect of this programme will appeal to people from a variety of backgrounds.

Why study neuroscience at King's?

  • The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London is Europe’s largest centre for research and postgraduate education in psychiatry, psychology and basic and clinical neuroscience.
  • Based on the same site as the world-famous Maudsley Hospital, our links with industry ensure that we remain at the forefront of research and healthcare delivery.
  • 100% of our research impact and research environment has been rated world-leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
  • Learn from high profile academics who are leaders in their field. The module Neuroscience in Society is taught by Daniel Glaser, the highly respected neuroscientist and director of the Science Gallery at King's.

Benefits of online learning:

  • Flexibility so you can study while you work to achieve your aspirations without taking a break from your career.
  • Six entry points throughout the year allows you to fit learning around your other commitments. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.
  • Achieve a Postgraduate Diploma in 16 months and an MSc in 2 years. 
  • With small class sizes, you benefit from close instructor interaction and collaboration with other students from everywhere in the world.
  • As an online student, you will be taught by academics renowned internationally and who are leaders in their field, and benefit from outstanding student support.

Career prospects

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field.

The Applied Neuroscience MSc will:

  • open up opportunities within research, or progress to PhD
  • provide transferable skills and knowledge that can benefit a number of career paths
  • provide a solid set of transferable research skills such as analysis, report writing, reviewing and critical appraisal
  • expand career opportunities within clinical psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Foundations of Mental Health
  • Techniques in Neuroscience
  • Psychological Foundations of Mental Health
  • Mental Health in the Community
  • Contemporary Advances in Neuroscience
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders: From Bench to Bedside
  • Research Skills: Research Integrity & Ethics
  • Research Skills: Reviewing & Critical Analysis
  • Research Skills: Methods & Procedures
  • Research Skills: Analysis and Reporting

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in any subject. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • Candidates who achieved a 2:2 in their undergraduate degree will need to support their application with a one page personal statement and an academic reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1538 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1538 GBP per module during 24 months.
  • National

    1538 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1538 GBP per module during 24 months.

Fees will be charged per module as you progress through the course.

  • Per module: £1,538
  • MSc: 12 modules (£18,456)
  • PG Dip: 8 modules (£12,304)


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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