UCL (University College London)
Social Cognition (Research and Applications)
This programme focuses on how individuals construe the social world and the processes that underlie social judgment and behaviour. The programme draws on the research of outstanding academic staff working in the areas of social psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science to provide unique, cutting-edge perspectives on humans as social beings.
A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are expected to have a degree in psychology. However, very good candidates in related areas, such as management, sociology, or communication sciences, will also be considered. Students should be prepared for the mathematical component contained in the research statistics module.
Core modules: Understanding individuals and groups; social cognition, affect, and motivation; current issues in attitude research; social neuroscience; research statistics; social cognition (research methods). Options: Knowledge, learning, and inference; applied decision-making; principles of cognition; human learning and memory; social psychology; psychology and education; the psychology of health; organisational psychology; cognitive neuroscience; multimodal communication and cognition; consumer behaviour; consulting psychology; business psychology seminars; methods in cognitive neuroscience ii (neuroimaging); current issues in cognitive neuroscience ii (elaborative and adaptive processes); current issues in cognitive neuroscience iii (translational research); the brain in action; programming for cognitive science; judgment and decision-making.
Assessment is through coursework, online assessment and the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 11,460 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
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