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Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #130 (QS) ,
The M.Sc. program provides students with thorough theoretical knowledge and broad methodological competencies in the field of social, cognitive, and affective neuroscience.

About

On the one hand, this entails teaching of background knowledge in a variety of domains, such as perception, learning, memory, decision making, empathy, and language, with a particular emphasis on current research and developments. On the other hand, this entails teaching and applied learning of a large array of methodological skills, including planning and programming of neurocognitive experiments, conducting experiments using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), and the statistical analysis of experimental data.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Neurocognitive Methods and Programming
  • Cognitive Neuroscience B
  • Affective and Social Neuroscience
  • Developmental and Evolutionary Neuroscience

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    4.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    450

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General Requirements

  • Graduation certificate
  • Official transcript of records
  • Official translations of all certificates if issued in any language other than German or English
  • Proof of English knowledge
  • Sufficient knowledge of German

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
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