Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience

Students learn how to use applied cognitive neuroscience in a range of contexts with both healthy and neuropathological groups, such as individuals with head injuries or Parkinson�s disease. Students learn academic and practitioner skills: including how to use EEG and MRI machines; psychometric testing, EEG and imaging techniques; students understand how to evaluate cognitive and brain function and dysfunction in healthy and neuropathological groups; use specialist learning resources, such as 3D model brains for understanding neuroanatomy.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or above in psychology; or a relevant undergraduate degree from a non-pyschological background such as biosciences or a healthcare related subject; or appropriate practical or work-based experience. If English is not applicants 1st language: IELTS score of at least 7.0 with 5.5 in all skills or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: neursopsychopharmacology; neuron to neuropathology; cognitive neuroscience methods; electrophysiology; perception and cognition; philosophical debates in neuroscience; advanced statistical design; fundamentals of design and statistics; research dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: coursework; seminar activities; examinations; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,070 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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0114 2255555