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Our MSc Cognitive Neuroscience combines research method training with in-depth study of the subject as a whole. During your time with us you’ll become familiar with modern psychological research methods, including EEG, TMS, and fMRI. You will gain the ability to understand the neural basis of cognition, prepare research proposals, conduct critical reviews, and perform hands-on data analysis. You will also acquire transferable skills in oral and written communication, and in the analysis of
Our MSc Cognitive Neuroscience combines research method training with in-depth study of the subject as a whole. During your time with us you’ll become familiar with modern psychological research methods, including EEG, TMS, and fMRI.
You will gain the ability to understand the neural basis of cognition, prepare research proposals, conduct critical reviews, and perform hands-on data analysis. You will also acquire transferable skills in oral and written communication, and in the analysis of complex data sets. You can also undertake a research placement tailored to the specific skills you need to enhance your employability.
The programme includes compulsory modules, which will give you a solid grounding in the subject’s key areas, and optional modules, which you’ll choose according to your specific interests.
The course builds to a substantial piece of Master’s research, which you will undertake with the supervision of active researchers in the School of Psychology. Take a look at the School of Psychology’s webpage to find a researcher who works on a topic that interests you. We encourage you to contact our academics to discuss your research interests and find out how we can help you explore those areas before you apply.
Cognitive neuroscience is one of psychology’s most fast-moving and fundamental areas, bringing together aspects of psychology and neuroscience.
On our Cognitive Neuroscience Master’s programme you will combine research methodology training with in-depth study at the cutting edge of the field to gain understanding of the neural basis for cognition and sensorimotor skills. The course builds to a substantial piece of Master’s research, which you will undertake with the supervision of active researchers.?
You’ll also benefit from a tailored research placement, through which you’ll acquire and hone further research skills.?
You can complete your course in one year full-time or over two years part-time. It is ideal if you are a high calibre psychology graduate, or a graduate of a related discipline such as medicine, neuroscience, or biological sciences and are preparing for a PhD in the subject, or aim to pursue a career with a significant research element.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus-based university in Norwich, with a global reputation for its excellent academic, social and cultural facilities, delivered to more than 15,000 students from over 80 countries. Over 4,000 making up its postgraduate community.
The University prides itself on the quality of its research, being part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest communities of researchers in Europe, leading the way with research in areas including the environment, health, and plant science.
Facilities on campus include Britain’s greenest building, The Enterprise Centre, plus the University Sportspark, which has an Olympic-sized swimming pool. There’s also the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, a famous public art museum situated right on campus, beside UEA’s picturesque lake.