Durham University

Durham University

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

This programme is aimed at students who are seeking to build on their undergraduate qualifications to develop a career in research or related disciplines while building their project management skills and knowledge of developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience. In addition, the programme is aimed at those from closely related science backgrounds to build up a knowledge and practical experience of developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience before embarking on a psychology related career. Students on this course typically go on to pursue careers in research or in clinical psychology.

Entry requirements

2:1 in Psychology or Psychology related subject (or equivalent).

Course modules

Core Modules: Research Practice (15 credits), Critical Analysis (15 credits), Applied Statistics (30 credits), Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience (30 credits), Dissertation (60 credits). Choose one module from: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology & Psychopathology (30 credits), Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience(30 credits).

Assessment methods

Teaching is generally organised into a number of 10 week course units involving 2 to 3 hours of lectures, seminars and practicals per week. Each 10 week unit is assessed by means of one formative assignment and one summative assessment. The summative assessment counts towards the final degree. For the programme as a whole, this assessment is divided (with small variations across programmes) in equal proportions between examinations (33.3%), written assignments (33.3%) and dissertation (33.3%).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 20,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2017 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Psychology
Telephone number: 
0191 334 3273