12 months
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About

This research-inspired Cognitive Neuroscience course from Bournemouth University will equip you for a career in cognitive neuroscience. With a focus on neuroimaging, electrophysiology and brain stimulation, this course delivers theoretical understanding and practical applications.

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Overview

Why study MSc Cognitive Neuroscience at BU?

  • Develop the skills for a career in cognitive neuroscience; particularly neuroimaging, EEG, and brain stimulation, through theoretical understanding and practical applications 
  • Acquire experience and expertise in experimental design, advanced statistical analysis, and evaluation of research in different disciplines within psychology and cognitive neuroscience
  • Enhance your knowledge and understanding of the core areas of common concern in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, including attention, learning, vision, memory and language, and the strategy of cross-disciplinary research in theory and application development
  • Develop critical evaluation of the major issues, investigative strategies, and empirical findings of recent attempts to integrate the different approaches of cognitive neuroscience
  • Learn to critically evaluative and develop analytical skills to address your own and others' research, including summarising, assessing, and reflecting upon theory and methodology through a range of communication and audio-visual strategies, including written, oral, and conference poster presentations
  • Benefit from the knowledge of our expert staff in relation to how the brain supports cognitive processing and behaviour.

Careers

After completing this Cognitive Neuroscience course from Bournemouth University , you will possess an in-depth knowledge of cognitive neuroscience which will open up employment opportunities within this and related fields, including psychology, computing, neuroscience, medicine and computer science.

Programme Structure

Course content:

  • Brain Structure & Function
  • Experimental Design in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Critical Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Key Transferable Skills
  • Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2, or equivalent in a required subject. 
  • Required subjects: Psychology, Biomedical Science, Biological Science, Physical Science (such as Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Geography) or a related discipline
  • If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees shown are for 2023/24 entry. For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding 

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 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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