Swansea University

Swansea University

Research Methods in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Cognitive neuroscience is at the intersection of cognitive science, brain imaging, and clinical neuroscience. It is one of the most significant areas of contemporary science and it is beginning to transform our understanding of both normal and damaged brain function. The course will equip students with the skills necessary for careers in cognitive neuroscience, and enable them to acquire experience and expertise in experimental design, advanced statistical analysis and evaluation of research in different disciplines within cognitive neuroscience.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.2 degree in psychology or a related discipline is required. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: statistical methods; theoretical issues in cognitive neuroscience; practical applications in cognitive neuroscience; neuropsychology; generic research skills; introduction to research programming; neuropsychology; computing skills.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Human and Health Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 602420