Applicants should normally have a good honours undergraduate degree (2:1) in Psychology, or a related discipline (e.g. neuroscience, medicine, biological sciences) with a strong psychology content, from a recognised higher education institution.
Months of entry
This programme is aimed at high calibre graduates in Psychology, or related disciplines, who are seeking to develop the specific skills in research methodology necessary to study Cognitive Neuroscience. The course builds the ability to understand normal and abnormal brain function, prepare research proposals, and undertake original research, analysis and synthesis in one of current psychology&rsquo;s fast-moving, fundamental areas.
Experience modern psychological research methods first hand, including EEG, TMS, virtual reality, plus motion and eye-tracking. Specific research skills can also be acquired through bespoke work placements. The programme is comprised of compulsory modules in the subject area, combining research methods training with in depth study, building to a substantial piece of research supervised by researchers in the field.
Information for international students
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
- IELTS: 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each component)
- PTE (Pearson): 68 (minimum 62 in each component)
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Office
- +44 (0)1603 591515