Taught course

Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent in:

  • science subjects
  • psychology
  • neuroscience
  • physics
  • maths
  • engineering
  • medicine
  • computer science.

Each case will be judged on an individual basis.

This course is also available for intercalating medical students, both from the University of Manchester and other UK universities, upon completion of their third year (minimum).

For St Andrews students, this includes the three-year course plus the following one or two years spent in Manchester. Intercalating medical students need to have passed all assessments at first attempt (if they are third year) or have no fails in third year if they are fourth year. We also accept home and international medical graduates.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc in Neuroimaging for Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience will provide you with the theoretical and practical skills required to carry out high-quality cognitive brain imaging work in healthy individuals and patient populations.

Our course is aimed at graduates with scientific training in fields as diverse as experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience, physics, computer science, mathematics, medicine, pharmacology, and engineering who are interested in a career where brain imaging forms a major focus, or where the scientific and technological needs of brain imaging are addressed.

The course aims to provide a unique environment in which students from a variety of scientific backgrounds can work together in a way that reflects their potential future collaborations, and in which they can readily acquire the multidisciplinary skills needed.

You will explore issues relating to the optimisation of fMRI and EEG data acquisition and analysis, with a particular focus on the cross-talk between the physics of the scanning environment, the psychology of the experimental design, and the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the human brain.

In addition, the course offers an in-depth grounding in cognitive, social, behavioural, and clinical neuroscience theory, and offers the opportunity to be directly involved in neuroimaging research.

Graduating students will be ideally placed to make major contributions to research and technological development within the field of brain imaging.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
pgtaught.biosciences@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 306 5439