Aston University: Cognitive Neuroscience

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Web www2.aston.ac.uk
Email pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk
Telephone 01212043200
Study type Taught

Summary

Our Cognitive Neuroscience masters course is unique in its dual emphasis on specialist training in the area of Cognitive Neuroscience, as well as on transferable research skills for your career and professional development.

The course is made up of a core curriculum of six taught modules with an independent research dissertation. You will study specialist modules in Cognitive Neuroscience that combine theory and practice in paired sessions consisting of a lecture and an associated research practical. You’ll enjoy great access to state-of-the-art facilities at the Aston Brain Centre and psychology laboratories with our specialised neuroscience masters course. Our taught modules will provide you with a detailed and critical understanding of the contemporary research and analysis methods used in Cognitive Neuroscience, as well as generic professional development and research-related communication skills.

Whether you want to specialise in cognitive neuroscience, continue your research with a PhD or enhance your CV with a research-related masters qualification, you will acquire comprehensive research experience and work with researchers of international standing with our Neuroscience MSc course.

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)

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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.

Teaching
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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