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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cognitive Psychology Neuroscience / Neurobiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is for you if you wish to gain specialist training in cognitive neuroscience using state-of-the-art facilities at the Aston Brain Centre and at the psychology laboratories, coupled with transferable research skills. This course is unique through its dual emphasis on specialist training in the area of Cognitive Neuroscience, as well as on generic, transferable research skills for career and professional development. You will acquire comprehensive research experience from working with researchers of international standing. The course is especially recommended for graduates who want to: Specialise in the area of Cognitive Neuroscience; Continue to do a PhD, or get a feel for research before embarking on a PhD; Enhance their CV with a research-related Masters qualification. The course is delivered mainly through lectures, which are often followed up by laboratory-based practical sessions. All practicals and lab-based teaching make use of the state-of-the-art research facilities on the campus.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

AUG

Modules

Use of SPSS; choosing the correct statistical test; data screening; non-parametric statistics; correlations; multiple regression; power and effect size measures; ANOVA; ANCOVA; MANOVA.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students need to pay £8,500 per year for 2018 entry. There will be a slight increase in 2019 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Students need to pay £18,500 per year for 2018 entry. There will be a slight increase in 2019 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should hold a good honours degree (usually 2:1 or above) from a recognised university in psychology or a related field such as biology. All candidates are considered on an individual basis based on their qualifications, experience, references and motivation.