University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics

This course integrates 2 active and rapidly-developing fields, computational neuroscience and cognitive robotics, to generate innovative strategies and solutions for scientific problems and technological limitations; from modelling human cognition to programming robots to act in their environment, the course crosses the boundary between several disciplines, including biology, neuroscience, psychology, and computer science.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a strong interest in learning in an interdisciplinary environment and substantial quantitative and programming skills; students with good undergraduate degrees from relevant backgrounds are encouraged to apply; these include psychology, neuroscience, computer science, physics, engineering and mathematics.

Course modules

Modules include: intelligent robotics; brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience; introduction to computational methods; neural computation; mind, brain and models.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships may be available. International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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0121 414 5488