A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:1, or equivalent in a required subject. Applicants with a 2.2 may be considered with a strong academic or professional background.
Psychology, Biomedical Science, Biological Science, Physical Science (such as Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Geography) or a related discipline
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.
This research-inspired course will equip you for a career in cognitive neuroscience. With a focus on neuroimaging, electrophysiology and brain stimulation, this course delivers theoretical understanding and practical applications.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.