Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience MSc

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As Psychology and Neuroscience reach out to tackle the big questions facing society today, skills and experience in new and emerging techniques in brain imaging as they relate to cognitive neuroscience are in demand. The MSc in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience is an exciting course that offers students the flexibility to develop specific interests, whilst at the same time an excellent opportunity to develop the technical and transferable skills needed to succeed in a wide range of research-related jobs.

The course uses a range of taught modules, a major research placement module and an independent research project leading to a dissertation.

Key features of the course are

  • One to one contact with research active staff
  • An opportunity to specialize in Cognitive Neuroscience, gaining specific skills in neuroimaging and programming
  • Find out what’s really hot or not in contemporary Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Learn transferable skills that enhance employability

Course fact file

Type of Course: Taught

Study Options: Full time, part time

Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time

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Contact

Course Director: Professor Jane Raymond
Tel: 0121 414 4912
E-mail: j.raymond@bham.ac.uk

Course Administrator: Parveen Chahal
Tel: 0121 414 4906/2864
E-mail: pg-psychology-admissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Details

This course offers an excellent opportunity for advanced learning in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience. For many students this course helps them to develop a more focused set of interests and skills within Cognitive neuroscience so that they can choose the next career step that is best for them. For others, who have already identified the sub-specialty that fires their career aspirations, the course allows them to delve more deeply into their subject and to gain more specific skills and knowledge needed to build their chosen career. An aim of the course is to give students a boost in securing an interesting and exciting job in the workplace or a place on a high quality PhD course after graduation.

Modules

The course is comprised of taught modules, a research placement in an active lab where you can develop a specific set of skills or area of knowledge, and a research project to produce a dissertation.

Fees and funding

Standard fees apply - This programme is in fee Band C (Intermediate) for international students

  • Home/EU students £5,940 FT (£2,970 PT)
  • International students £15,525 FT only

Learn more about fees and funding

For further information contact the School directly or get in touch with the Student Funding Office via the online enquiries system.

Entry requirements

This course is aimed at students who will have obtained at least a good undergraduate degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in Psychology or a related discipline and wish to extend their understanding of Psychology, to become better prepared for a quality employment situation, or to aim for a further degree.

Contact

Course Director: Professor Jane Raymond
Tel: 0121 414 4912
E-mail: j.raymond@bham.ac.uk

Course Administrator: Parveen Chahal
Tel: 0121 414 4906/2864
E-mail: pg-psychology-admissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Learning and teaching

The course uses a range of taught modules, a major research placement module and an independent research project leading to a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by a variety of methods including marked essays and reports, presentations, and peer assessments.

Contact

Course Director: Professor Jane Raymond
Tel: 0121 414 4912
E-mail: j.raymond@bham.ac.uk

Course Administrator: Parveen Chahal
Tel: 0121 414 4906/2864
E-mail: pg-psychology-admissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Employability

A surprising range of careers are open to students graduating with an MSc in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience. Our students are excellent candidates for research-related employment in both private and public sector organisations because this MSc develops key skills that are highly attractive to employers, namely analytical and statistical skills, as well as presentation and report writing skills.

This MSc is also excellent preparation for PhD or other advanced degree positions.

Contact

Course Director: Professor Jane Raymond
Tel: 0121 414 4912
E-mail: j.raymond@bham.ac.uk

Course Administrator: Parveen Chahal
Tel: 0121 414 4906/2864
E-mail: pg-psychology-admissions@contacts.bham.ac.uk