Cognition and Neuroscience, M.Sc. | University of Huddersfield | Huddersfield, United Kingdom
12 months
17000 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
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The M.Sc. in Cognition and Neuroscience at University of Huddersfield allows graduates to develop in-depth knowledge and expertise bridging cognitive psychology and neuroscience.

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Key Facts about the Cognition and Neuroscience course at University of Huddersfield  

You will gain hands-on practical experience with specialist equipment to explore the neural basis of cognition while developing your expertise in preparing and analysing behavioural and neuroscientific data.

It provides the opportunity for you to gain hands-on experience using state-of-the-art equipment such as eye tracking, electroencephalography (EEG) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).

You will explore how cognition and neuroscience can be applied to solving health-related problems such as understanding and treating addiction, mental health, or cognitive difficulties following stroke or head injury.

It will assist you in developing an understanding of contemporary issues and new developments in cognitive science and neuroscience, for example by employing computational modelling methods and using large open-access datasets.

The course has a strong focus on developing you as an active researcher and is ideal preparation for moving on to pursue doctoral-level study. A specialist module on professional and practical skills will cover invaluable topics such as grant writing, open science, peer review and more.

The course is provided by academics in the Centre for Cognition and Neuroscience, an active and expanding research centre in the Department of Psychology with a lively postgraduate research community. Members of the centre conduct research a wide range of subject areas including face recognition, numerical cognition, environmental psychology, visual neuroscience, language, addiction, memory, spatial cognition and decision making.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Human Behaviour Through Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Science
  • Current Methods in Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
  • Professional Skills in Research
  • Advanced Data Analysis and Interpretation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:1) in Psychology or a related discipline.
  • A knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics at undergraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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    17000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
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