UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Cognitive Neuroscience

There is increasing international demand for high-quality research training on mental processes in the healthy and diseased human brain. This new MRes brings together some of the world's leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology, offering students an ideal environment to prepare for independent research careers in this fast developing field.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: key skills module: generic research skills - statistics; key skills module: communication skills in cognitive neuroscience. Options group 1: structure and function of the brain; methods in cognitive neuroscience i: lesion approaches; methods in cognitive neuroscience ii: neuroimaging; designing and analysing fmri experiments. Group 2: current issues in cognitive neuroscience i: fundamental processes; current issues in cognitive neuroscience ii: elaborative and adaptive processes; current issues in cognitive neuroscience iii: translational research.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials, problem classes, laboratory classes and student presentations. Depending on the chosen taught modules, it includes case demonstrations of neuropsychological patients, hands-on experience with the analysis of neuroimaging data, critical analyses of published scientific papers, and discussion seminars. Assessment is through examinations, essays, practical exercises, reports and the research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,130 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

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