University of Kent

University of Kent

Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology

The course brings together a range of different theoretical frameworks. Cognitive psychological, neuropsychological, neurobiological and computer science approaches combine in order to understand how the human mind/brain solves a variety of complex problems, such as recognising objects, remembering previous experiences, reading, speaking and reasoning. The programme includes lecture, workshop and seminar-based teaching, as well as an individually supervised empirical research project.

Entry requirements

A first or 2.1 in one of the core areas of cognitive psychology/neuropsychology, such as psychology, biology or computer science. Applicants with undergraduate degrees in other scientific disciplines will be considered

Assessment methods

Assessment is mainly by coursework assignment (4-6,000 word essays), examination (for the Advanced Statistics and Methodology module only), plus the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272