Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

The course equips the students with a comprehensive understanding of theoretical issues and methodologies employed within the field of cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology; students learn about the relationship between mind and brain, and the strengths and limitations of the various techniques currently available to investigate this central issue in psychology (e.g. functional and structural neuroimaging (MRI and PET), electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG) and neuropsychological approaches).

Entry requirements

Applicants require either a 2.2 in BA or BSc Psychology with Graduate Basis for Recognition (GBR) for the British Psychology Society (BPS), or 2.1 or above in non-accredited BA or BSc in Psychology (or closely related discipline, e.g. health psychology, Joint Honours psychology, or neuropsychology). If English is not the 1st language students are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Modules include: imaging and diagnostics in cognitive neuroscience; current theoretical issues in cognitive neuroscience; issues in psychological research; quantitative research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Essays, portfolios, exams, computer-based processing of brain imaging data, statistical data analysis and a final dissertation module worth a third of the total course assessment.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge Campus Cambridge CB1 1PT East of England

Key information

Anglia Ruskin Contact Centre
Telephone number: 
0845 271 3333