Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 9690 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
find out

International course fees
GBP 16320 per year

All study options

About Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience at City, University of London

Who is it for?

This Masters is ideal for those who have an undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related discipline and would like to build more knowledge and skills highly valued both in academic research and the clinical professions. Students will be well-equipped should they wish to undertake further professional training in Clinical Psychology, or a related discipline. The MSc is also an ideal platform from which to progress to PhD studies, particularly in Cognitive or Social Neuroscience.

Objectives

This Masters degree bridges three research and clinical disciplines:

Cognitive Neuroscience (the study of human brain functions such as memory, perception and language)

Clinical Neuroscience (the understanding of neurological, psychological or psychiatric illness via their neural and cognitive antecedents)

and Social Neuroscience (the investigation of brain processes that help us communicate, feel, learn and interact with others).

The major aim of this programme is to provide you with a thorough grounding in the neuroscience that underpins human cognitive brain function, clinical, social and affective interaction, and neuropathology.

Teaching will comprise of seminars, lectures, computing and statistics classes, and supervision of an individual research project. Your learning experience during the programme will be enhanced by an invited speaker’s programme of external experts who work in Clinical, Social or Cognitive neuroscience.

Your learning will be enhanced with optional Clinical internships in the Centre of Wellbeing and Neuroscience and Mind (Hackney) and Research internship in the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU) and other clinical/research centres at City.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 2 year
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesGBP 9690 per yearInternational course feesGBP 16320 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Fees listed are for full-time only. Part-time fees are:

UK/EU: £4,845 per year

£8,160 per year.

Entry requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to provide evidence of English proficiency. We only accept the following English language qualifications:

A first degree from a UK university or from the CNAA

A first degree from an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Ireland or the USA.

GCE O-level/GCSE English Language or English Literature, grade C minimum

IELTS - 7 or above in each section

Pearson test with a score of at least 67 in each area.

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