Taught course

Cognitive Psychology/Neuropsychology

Institution
University of Kent · School of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A final degree classification (grade average) of at least a 2.1 or Merit in the UK system (the second highest classification after First/Distinction).

Applicants with undergraduate degrees in psychology are preferred and those with related social sciences or science degrees are considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Examine how cognitive psychological, neuropsychological, neurobiological and computer science approaches can be combined to understand how the human mind/brain solves a variety of complex problems, such as recognising objects, remembering previous experiences, reading, speaking and reasoning.

The programme gives you a detailed understanding of the major analytic techniques and research methodologies employed by cognitive psychologists and neuropsychologists. Study a range of general, historical, theoretical and philosophical issues underlying the discipline that will equip you with specialist knowledge and systematic understanding and prepare you for a career in academia or as a practising psychologist.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Subject Enquiries
Email
psypgadmissions@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 824775