During the Brain and Cognition program at Erasmus University Rotterdam you will gain theoretical and methodological knowledge and skills to tackle questions with regard to brain functioning and cognitive emotional processes. You will work in small groups to solve problems you can encounter in the field. The training includes current theories and advanced research methodology, such as behavioural tasks, eye tracking, EEG, fMRI and advanced statistics.
The Brain and Cognition master track prepares you for a successful career in academia or industry. Graduates of our programme have found positions in academia, both in the Netherlands and abroad (e.g. the UK or Australia), as well as in industry and in administration, working as, for instance, policy advisors.
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- Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
- Data analysis in R
- Language and Brain
- Concept and Categories
- Practical Programming Experiments
- Applied Multivariate Data Analysis
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesPsychology Neuroscience Cognitive Sciences View 96 other Masters in Psychology in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Depending on the specialisation you wish to apply for, you are eligible for admission to the programme if you have obtained a relevant bachelor or undergraduate degree (comparable to the Dutch academic level according to the standards of the Dutch Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic)) from a research university. Some examples of relevant bachelor programmes are:
- Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Cognition, Language and Communication
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International15500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Rotterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
For the applicants of the various degree programmes of Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam the following funding possibilities are available:
- Holland Scholarship for excellent non-EEA applicants
- L-EARN for impact Scholarship
- Erasmus Trustfonds Scholarship
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.