University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Brain Imaging

This course provides interdisciplinary research training in brain imaging methods; in addition, 3 distinct pathways (cognitive neuroscience, neuropsychology, computational methods) within the course provide subject-specific skills and knowledge; the course covers advanced brain imaging methods (MRI, MEG, EEG, TMS) and their respective analysis techniques in addition to the application of these methods in various research domains.

Entry requirements

1st Degree (minimum of 2.1 or equivalent); a lower 2nd Class Honours degree (2.2. or international equivalent) may be considered provided the applicant has relevant work experience (at least 1 year) or another supporting factor; we welcome applications from students with a background in psychology, neuroscience, medicine or a bioscience discipline as well as those with training in physics, engineering, mathematics, or computing sciences; IELTS:6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); TOEFL IBT:87 with no less than 21 in listening, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking and 21 in writing.

Course modules

Functional imaging methods; experimental design for functional imaging; neuroimaging practicals; analytical research methods; professional skills. Pathways: The cognitive neuroscience pathway; the neuropsychology pathway; the computational methods pathway; the developmental science pathway. Research placement; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,310 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries Team
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0115 951 5361