Taught course

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Institution
University of York · Department of Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree (typically a 2:1 or 1st) or an equivalent qualification in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology or related disciplines.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MSc in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience is particularly suited to students interested in the relationship between the development of the mind and the brain. It combines theoretical and empirical grounding in the cognitive and biological mechanisms of developmental change with training of the analytical and practical skills required for undertaking research into cognitive development and its neural bases. The course provides perspectives from developmental cognitive neuroscience and cognitive psychology as well as hands-on training in imaging methods. Topical issues in developmental cognitive neuroscience will be covered, including the neural bases of perceiving and acting in the physical and social world and Neuroeducation.

This programme is particularly suitable for students from Psychology, Biology, Neuroscience or related disciplines who:

  • are keen to combine and integrate their interest in cognitive development and in brain development
  • wish to receive hands-on training in neuroimaging methods relevant for developmental research
  • want to conduct research into cognitive development and/or cognitive neuroscience
  • would like to get experience of working with children

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
psychology-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 324371