12 months
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28500 GBP/year
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Train in computer simulation and mathematical modelling techniques, as well as experimental cognitive psychology and brain imaging, and develop an understanding of the biological foundations of natural and artificial intelligence. We offer a master degree in Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at University of Sheffield.  

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Overview

This 12-month Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience course from University of Sheffield  will give you in-depth training in core aspects of contemporary neuroscience, from sensation and sensory processing, to understanding complex brain functions and artificial intelligence. You'll be prepared for an exciting career in research, healthcare, industry, or further study to PhD level.

Key Features  

  • Throughout your course, our neuroscientists will introduce you to the core problems in computational neuroscience, adaptive behaviour, neuroethology, evolutionary biology, connectionism and robotics. 
  • We’ll teach you the core techniques in experimental cognitive psychology, including computational modelling, biomimetic robots and cutting-edge neuroimaging, and give you opportunities to apply these techniques.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience
  • Computational Neuroscience 
  • Mathematical Modelling and Research Skills 
  • Systems Neuroscience
  • Computational Neuroscience and Research Project in Cognitive Neuroscience.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent qualification in either a life science (including psychology) or mathematical/physical science (including engineering). 
  • We accept medical students who wish to intercalate their studies.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each component. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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