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MSc Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience

Different course options

Full time | Collegiate Campus | 1 year | SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology Cognitive Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course summary

  • Learn generic and specialised skills including learning brain-behaviour relation and underlying neurophysiological mechanisms and theories
  • Gain hands-on experience with various techniques including EEG, TMS, fMRI recording and analysis, IQ and other clinical psychometric assessments

Designed for graduates of psychology and other related disciplines (biomedical sciences, neuroscience, psychophysiology), this course introduces you to various topics in cognitive neuroscience, normal and abnormal development of perceptual and higher level cognitive functions across the lifespan.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

The course provides a robust academic framework across the broad spectrum of neuroscience and promotes the application of critical thinking and evaluative reasoning to the topics of study. This multifaceted learning and teaching approach allows for reflection on your own progress utilising peer and tutor feedback.

You learn through

  • lectures
  • workshops
  • E-learning
  • VLE
  • tutorials
  • practical workshops
  • visiting speakers
  • discussion boards
  • research forums
  • personal progress plans

Future careers

This course prepares you for an academic or industrial career using psychological and neuroimaging methods like

  • electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • transcranial magnetic stimulation
  • eye tracking techniques
  • visual psychophysics
  • further cognitive neuroscience postgraduate academic work
  • clinical psychology

Modules

Clinical Neuro Psychopharmacology (15 Credits) - Core
Cognitive Neuroscience Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Cognitive Neuroscience Methods (30 Credits) - Core
Electrophysiology (15 Credits) - Core
Fundamentals In Design And Statistics (15 Credits) - Core
Neuron To Neuropathology (15 Credits) - Core
Advanced Statistics And Design (15 Credits) - Core
Perception And Cognition Across The Lifespan (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,910

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

16,385

Entry requirements

Students need one from: a second class honours degree or above in psychology; a relevant undergraduate degree from a non-psychological background such as biosciences or a healthcare related subject; appropriate practical or work-based experience.

University information

When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace. There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a...more

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