You will take courses on the theoretical and methodological aspects of cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology and brain imaging, and conduct an original research dissertation in one of these areas. You will also receive thorough training in advanced academic skills and research methods within psychology, including a comprehensive coverage of statistical modelling and research design using the R statistical language.
The Human Cognitive Neuropsychology programme at The University of Edinburgh is primarily designed for students who aspire to pursue a research-oriented career in cognitive neuroscience or neuropsychology or to apply for higher-level clinical training. However, the course also teaches a broad range of transferable skills applicable to a wide range of modern jobs, such as research design, data management and processing, statistical modelling and interpretation, as well as the synthesis and communication of complex literature.
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- Psychological Research Skills - General advanced research methodology
- Univariate Statistics and Methodology using R - Introduction to R and statistical models
- Multivariate Statistics and Methodology using R - Advanced statistical modelling
- Specialist Techniques in Cognitive Neuroscience - This course focuses on the major methodological aspects of different cognitive neuroscience techniques, such as fMRI, fNIRS, TMS, EEG, lesion symptom mapping and single case studies; lectures and discussions are coupled with practical workshops that provide students with hands-on experience.
- Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience - This course focuses on cutting-edge cognitive neuroscience research, with lectures and discussion sessions covering topics, such as vision, memory, and language.
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesPsychology Neuroscience Cognitive Sciences View 158 other Masters in Neuroscience in United Kingdom
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- A UK first class honours degree, or its international equivalent, in Psychology.
- We may also consider students without a psychology degree if you can demonstrate academic study in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, biological psychology and/or clinical psychology, together with a solid preparation in methodology and statistics.
- Entry to this programme is extremely competitive.
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International26300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home: £6,250
- International/EU: £13,150
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.