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Cognitive Neuroscience

University College London (UCL)

12 months
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28530 GBP/year
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About

The  Cognitive Neuroscience programme offered at the University College London (UCL) brings together some of the world's leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology, offering students an ideal environment to prepare for independent research careers in this fast-developing field.

Overview

There is increasing international demand for high-quality research training on mental processes in the healthy and diseased human brain.

Students learn about the relationship between the mind and the brain in patients and healthy individuals, alongside the ideas, methodology, and current state of knowledge in cognitive neuroscience. In addition to specialised, research-oriented training, the programme develops key transferable skills. 

These include project management, logical thinking, oral and written communication, and independent learning. 

The MRes has a greater emphasis on the research project than the Cognitive Neuroscience MSc. 

Careers

The Cognitive Neuroscience programme offered at the University College London (UCL) is a very selective programme that develops key research skills in the field of cognitive neuroscience and serves as a basis for PhD study in an academic setting or a research career in industry or business. 

The MRes also promotes key skills that prepare students for more general careers in clinical psychology, marketing, teaching, and consultancy.

Employability

Students have the opportunity to study and conduct cutting-edge research alongside some of the leading researchers in the field of cognitive neuroscience. Students will be i

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Key Skills Module: Introduction to Statistics in Psychology
  • Key Skills Module: Communication Skills in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Structure and Function of the Brain
  • Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience: Lesion Approaches
  • Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience: Neuroimaging – Designing and Analysing fMRI Experiments
  • Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience: Fundamental Processes
  • Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience: Elaborative and Adaptive Processes
  • Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience: Translational Research
  • Dissertation/report

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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    28530 GBP/year
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  • National

    11830 GBP/year
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Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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Funding

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