Aston University: Cognitive Neuroscience

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Study type Taught


Cognitive neuroscience studies the biological processes that make up cognition i.e.the complex mental functions such as consciousness, perception, memory, language, emotion and attention. Our cognitive neuroscience masters course is unique inits dual emphasis on specialist training in the area of cognitive neuroscience, as well as on generic and transferable research skills for career and professional development.

During your time at Aston, you will study specialist modules that combine theory and practice in paired sessions consisting of a lecture and an associated research practical.

Key course benefits
• Use state-of-the-art facilities including the Aston Brain Centre, psychophysical laboratories and psychology laboratories
• Unique in its emphasis on specialist training in cognitive neuroscience
• Ranked 5th out of 97 UK higher education institutions in Research in Allied Health Professions and Studies (REF, 2014)


Aston University

Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying ...

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