Cognitive Neuroscience (MSc)

University of Nottingham the United Kingdom

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About Cognitive Neuroscience at University of Nottingham

You will gain knowledge in imaging methods, experimental design, analytical research and data analysis. Optional modules let you explore areas in the field that you find most interesting.

Individual research project

This course is closely linked to several research groups in the School of Psychology:

  • Cognition and Language
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Perception and Action
  • Visual Neuroscience

Our broad research means we can offer a variety of research projects. Past project titles have included:

  • Investigating brain networks in the healthy brain and in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders
  • How do interests affect distraction?
  • Decision-making processes for others
  • Brain morphology in non-human primate
  • Functional brain imaging of face perception: an ultra-high-field MRI study of cortical maps representing facial features

Before you start your own research, you will undertake a placement with your project supervisor. This preparation usually includes:

  • training in software and tools that you may use
  • experience in experimental design
  • collecting pilot data 

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
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Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent).

2:2 (or international equivalent) may be considered provided the applicant has at least one year of relevant work experience or another supporting factor; we welcome applications from students with a background in psychology, neuroscience, medicine or a bioscience disciplines as well as those with training in physics, engineering, mathematics or computing sciences.

IELTS: 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each element.

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