University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Cognitive Neuroscience

This course delivers the ability to understand normal and abnormal brain function, prepare research proposals, and undertake original research, analysis and synthesis. Students acquire transferable skills in oral and written communication and the management and analysis of complex data sets. Teaching methods include: lectures, seminars, workshops, research placements, and hands-on use of state of the art research equipment.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree, at classification 2.1 or equivalent, in psychology or a relevant discipline. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries.

Course modules

Modules include: cognitive neuroscience; conceptualising social science research; research methods 1: design and professional skills; research methods 2: advanced methods and research placement; quantitative research methods and statistics; research project.

Assessment methods

Modules are primarily assessed by coursework. Coursework includes a literature review, research proposals, and a research project. Students complete a major independent research project under expert supervision.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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