Cognitive Neuroscience studies the cognitive and neural basis of mental processes such as perception, action, language, attention and memory. This relatively young discipline seeks to unravel the workings of the human brain. The research Master’s programme offers four tracks that coincide with the research themes of the Donders Institute.
- Language and Communication
- Perception, Action and Decision-making
- Development and lifelong plasticity
Neural Computing and Neurotechnology
Future career opportunities
This Master's Cognitive Neuroscience at Radboud University will give you the qualifications you need to attain a PhD position. About 80 percent of our graduates take on a PhD project in Nijmegen or in other parts of the world. Other graduates find jobs in the commercial sector or at research institutes. Each year there are, on average, about 12 PhD positions available at the graduate schools Donders Graduate School for Cognitive Neuroscience (DGCN) and the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS).
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- Trends in Cognitive Neuroscience
- Lab Rotation
- Neuroimaging: Haemodynamic
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesNeuroscience Cognitive Sciences Linguistics View 32 other Masters in Neuroscience in Netherlands
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- You are admissible if you have completed a Bachelor's degree in:
- Behavioural Sciences (e.g. Psychology)
- Artificial Intelligence
- or a related discipline
- To start this Research Master’s programme you will need to have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in one of the above mentioned disciplines from an academic university. A degree from a university of applied science (in Dutch: hbo; German: Fachhochschule) is not sufficient. Completion of a pre-master programme in combination with a degree from a university of applied science is also not sufficient.
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International17000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2314 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2314 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Nijmegen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
We have a number of scholarships available only for international Master’s students. You can find the full list, including details about eligibility requirements and how to apply, on the university's website.
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.