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Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience MSc

Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience MSc

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Full time | Northampton Square | 1 year | 02-OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

02-OCT-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology Cognitive Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Key information

With our MSc programme you will bridge the three major research and clinical disciplines of clinical, social and cognitive neuroscience. You gain a strong grounding in the neuroscience that underpins mental health, well-being, and psychiatric illness, social and affective interaction, and human cognition.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

Your learning will bridge three research and clinical disciplines.

Clinical neuroscience will give you an understanding of mental health and neurological, psychological or psychiatric illness via their neural and cognitive antecedents.

Social neuroscience will let you investigate brain processes that help us communicate, feel, learn, and interact with others.

Cognitive neuroscience will enable you to explore human cognitive functions such as memory, perception and language in healthy and clinical states.

Who is this course for?

You will be well suited to our programme if you have an undergraduate degree in psychology or a related discipline and want to advance your knowledge and gain skills that are highly valued in research and clinical professions.

We give you a strong preparation for further professional training in clinical psychology. You will also be well equipped for progression to PhD studies in fields such as cognitive neuroscience or social neuroscience, and to research positions outside academia.

Teaching and assessment

You will learn from seminars, lectures, computing and statistics classes, and by undertaking an individual research project supervised by a member of staff.

Our teaching is research-led and delivered by internationally recognised experts in their field. Your learning experience will be enhanced by our invited speakers' programme of external experts working in clinical, social or cognitive neuroscience.

Career

You will learn from seminars, lectures, computing and statistics classes, and by undertaking an individual research project supervised by a member of staff.

Our teaching is research-led and delivered by internationally recognised experts in their field. Your learning experience will be enhanced by our invited speakers' programme of external experts working in clinical, social or cognitive neuroscience.

Optional clinical and research internships are available to you, presenting significant additional learning opportunities.

Current clinical internships include working with mental health charity Mind and the Light Year Foundation. Research internships take place in research laboratories in the Psychology Department.

Modules

This module will cover classic and current studies and theories in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology. We?ll explore some of the most important mental abilities in the healthy brain, as well as case studies of how these abilities can break down.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,800

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

18,200

Entry requirements

In order to be eligible for entry, you must hold a first or upper second class degree in Psychology, Biology or a related discipline. An equivalent qualification from an overseas university will also be considered.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK institution, offering an innovative programme of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which uphold the university’s commitment to enhance people’s lives through education. City is a research-driven university and has around 21,000 enrolled students, of which 45% are studying postgraduate qualifications. The university community is a diverse and international population home to students from...more

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