Good degree - 2:1 or above - in psychology, education, social science, cognitive science, speech/communication science, neuroscience or related disciplines.
Relevant practical and professional experience may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Months of entry
Offered jointly by Birkbeck and UCL's Institute of Education, this Master's degree provides experience of both in-depth theory and hands-on research in the emerging area of educational neuroscience. It covers:
- the critical appreciation of existing research and research methods
- running a neuroimaging study
- the biological basis of learning and development in children and its implications for the classroom
- the relation between genes, brain and cognitive development
- managing and reporting on an extended research project
- subject-specific IT skills.
The MA is ideal for teachers, educational psychologists and policy-makers who wish to develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary education and neuroscience that can inform their continuing practice
Information for international students
If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with no less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests and at least 7.0 in writing.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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