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

This course is for you if you wish to gain specialist training in cognitive neuroscience using state-of-the-art facilities at the Aston Brain Centre and at the psychology laboratories, coupled with transferable research skills.

- Mode of delivery: Full-time or part-time, on campus, (distance learning not available)

- Teaching days: Usually Mondays and Wednesdays*

- Duration: 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

- Intake: Approximately 15 students per year

This course is unique through its dual emphasis on specialist training in the area Cognitive Neuroscience, as well as on generic, transferable research skills for career and professional development.

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.

The course is based on a core curriculum of six taught modules and a research dissertation. The taught modules provide a detailed and critical understanding of contemporary research and analysis methods used in Cognitive Neuroscience, as well as generic professional development and research-related communication skills.

You will acquire comprehensive research experience from working with researchers of international standing. The course is especially recommended to graduates who want to:
- Specialise in the area of Cognitive Neuroscience

- Continue to do a PhD, or get a feel for research before embarking on a PhD

- Enhance their CV by a research-related Masters qualification

MSc

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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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