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Bournemouth University: Cognitive Neuroscience

Institution Bournemouth University View institution profile
Department Department of Psychology
Telephone 01202 961916
Study type Taught


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?

  • Learn the necessary skills for careers in cognitive neuroscience areas; particularly neuroimaging, EEG, and brain stimulation, through theoretical understanding and practical applications of the relevant methodology options

  • 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 within psychology and cognitive neuroscience, 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.


Bournemouth University


At Bournemouth University (BU), our courses are crafted alongside leading industry experts, passionate about their subjects and your learning. Our approach of integrating our globally recognised research and industry practice means our degrees are designed to give you the skills and knowledge you need to pursue your passion. A number of our courses are accredited by professional bodies and our Business School achieved AACSB International accreditation - recognising our commitment to excellence.

Our motto is ‘To learn is to be changed.’ We are renowned for our research and teaching excellence in a range of subjects, including, forensic archaeology, …

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