The course comprises of a series of taught core and optional modules. The core modules are designed to promote development of skills in experimental design and analysis, research skills, critical thinking and reading, oral presentation, and scientific writing.
Core taught modules currently include:
- Applications of Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience
- Current Research and Practice in Psychology
- Fundamentals in Brain Imaging
- Introduction to Neuroscientific Methods
- Proposing Research in Psychology
- Foundations of Data Science
Optional taught modules currently include:
- Advanced Brain Imaging Methods
- Application of Electrophysiological Approaches in Cognitive Neuroscience
Please note: The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by the latest research and teaching methods. Unless indicated otherwise, the modules listed for this programme are for students starting in 2020. On rare occasions, we may need to make unexpected changes to compulsory modules after that date; in this event we will contact offer holders as soon as possible to inform or consult them as appropriate.
Students also undertake a supervised research project, leading to a 6,000-word research dissertation. See some of the recent projects (PDF 331KB) undertaken by students on the course.
See list of modules and descriptions (PDF 169KB).