Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a psychology, neuroscience, medicine or a bioscience discipline as well as those with training in physics, engineering, mathematics or computing sciences. 2.2. (or international equivalent) may be considered provided the applicant has relevant work experience (at least 1 year)

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc course provides interdisciplinary research training in brain imaging methods. In addition, five distinct pathways (Developmental Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Integrative Neuroscience, Computational Methods) within the programme provide subject-specific skills and knowledge.

Key facts:

  • The programme is delivered through lectures, practicals and hands-on projects.
  • Core and optional modules according to specific pathways.
  • Taught by active and internationally renowned research scientists.
  • Specialist lectures and/or project supervision by scientists from the School of Psychology; Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre; School of Clinical Sciences; and the School of Medicine.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Psychology web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559