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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology Cognitive Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Cognitive Neuroscience MSc at UCL is a research-led, state-of-the-art degree programme on mental processes in the human brain. The programme brings together some of the world's leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology. Students learn about the relationship between the mind and the brain in patients and healthy individuals, alongside the ideas, methodology, and current state of knowledge in cognitive neuroscience. Students learn in the classroom and laboratory via a combination of lectures, discussions and practical work. Alongside discipline-specific knowledge and skills, the programme develops key transferable skills.

UCL is among the principal research centres in the world in this area and offers an ideal environment to study cognitive neuroscience. Our work attracts staff and students from around the world. Together they create an outstanding and vibrant environment, taking advantage of cutting-edge resources such as a behavioural neuroscience laboratory, a centre for brain imaging, and extensive laboratories for research in speech and language, perception, and cognition. Opportunities for graduate students to work with world-renowned researchers exist in all areas of investigation. The division offers a supportive environment including numerous specialist seminars, workshops, and guest lectures. The MSc is a very selective programme that develops key research skills in the field of cognitive neuroscience and serves as a basis for PhD study in an academic setting or a research career in industry or business. The MSc also promotes key skills that prepare students for more general careers in clinical psychology, marketing, teaching, and consultancy.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience I: Lesion Approaches - Core
Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience II: Elaborative and Adaptive Processes - Core
Communication Skills in Cognitive Neuroscience - Core
Introduction to Statistics in Psychology - Core
Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience III: Translational Research - Core
Structure and Function of the Brain - Core
Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience II: Neuroimaging - Core
Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience I: Fundamental Processes - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,060

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£26,660

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.