Durham University

Durham University

Cognitive Neuroscience

The MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience is aimed at home and international students who are seeking to build on their undergraduate qualifications to develop their project management skills and theoretical knowledge for a career in research or related disciplines. In addition, the programme is aimed at those from closely related science backgrounds to build up a knowledge and practical experience of cognitive neuroscience and psychology before embarking on a psychology related career

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Core Modules: Current Issues in Cognitive Neuroscience (30 credits), Techniques in Cognitive Neuroscience (30 credits), Research Practice (15 credits), Critical Analysis (15 credits), Applied Statistics (30 credits), Dissertation (60 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 formative and summative assessments. 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