UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Brain and Mind Sciences

The course develops an understanding of the cognitive sciences and neurosciences, and how mechanisms operating at the molecular, cell, network and system level affect normal brain function; they gain a working knowledge of modern methods for scientific and clinical investigation of the human nervous system, along with exposure to leading-edge research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class UK Honours degree in neuroscience or related biological science (e.g. physiology, psychology, biochemistry); or a medical degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If you have not studied basic cellular neuroscience in your undergraduate degree, you will be required to do an introductory course or take a pre-qualifying or conversion course during the 1st year of studies. Applicants must be able to follow a postgraduate curriculum in both the French and English languages as the programme involves a year of study in London and a year of study in Paris.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical neuroscience; neuroscience; neuroscience, language and communication; speech and hearing sciences; philosophy; theoretical neuroscience; cognitive and decision sciences; cognitive neuroscience; linguistics; advanced neuroimaging; developmental neuroscience and psychopathology.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and practical workshops. Lectures are supported by audio-visual aids and supplementary materials, including hand-outs, reading-lists and references to original papers and/or reviews. Assessment is through coursework, examination, a 5000-word library project and the research dissertation and oral examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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