Taught course

Cognitive Neuroscience

University of Nottingham · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

First Degree (minimum of 2.1 or equivalent).

A lower second class honours degree (2.2. or international equivalent) may be considered provided the applicant has relevant work experience (at least 1 year) or another supporting factor. We welcome applications from students with a background in psychology, neuroscience, medicine or a bioscience discipline as well as those with training in physics, engineering, mathematics, or computing sciences.

IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in each element)

Months of entry


Course content

Cognitive Neuroscience MSc is an exciting research-led programme that provides an in-depth grounding in brain imaging techniques and neuroscience research. Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, practical classes, workshops and hands-on projects. The course provides excellent training for those aiming to pursue a career in scientific and clinical research as well as academia and industry.

Key facts

  • Experts in the field will teach you how to design, analyse and interpret data from neuroimaging experiments.
  • Hands-on labs will introduce you to the technical and transferable skills needed for successful careers in research-related jobs.
  • Optional modules provide specialisation in subject-specific areas.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559