Why study MSc Cognitive Neuroscience at BU?
- Develop the skills for a career in cognitive neuroscience; particularly neuroimaging, EEG, and brain stimulation, through theoretical understanding and practical applications
- Acquire experience and expertise in experimental design, advanced statistical analysis, and evaluation of research in different disciplines within psychology and cognitive neuroscience
- Enhance your knowledge and understanding of the core areas of common concern in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, including attention, learning, vision, memory and language, and the strategy of cross-disciplinary research in theory and application development
- Develop critical evaluation of the major issues, investigative strategies, and empirical findings of recent attempts to integrate the different approaches of cognitive neuroscience
- Learn to critically evaluative and develop analytical skills to address your own and others' research, including summarising, assessing, and reflecting upon theory and methodology through a range of communication and audio-visual strategies, including written, oral, and conference poster presentations
- Benefit from the knowledge of our expert staff in relation to how the brain supports cognitive processing and behaviour.
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Next start date:
January 2023, September 2023, January 2024
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time. (January start full-time only)
Psychology, Biomedical Science, Biological Science, Physical Science (such as Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Sport Science) or a related discipline
A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2, or equivalent in a required subject.
International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information see our full entry requirements.