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The University of Edinburgh: Human Cognitive Neuropsychology

Institution The University of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
Telephone 0131 651 5002
Study type Taught


This programme provides an opportunity for intensive advanced training in cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology. Staff involved in teaching and supervision include internationally recognised researchers and clinicians from our Human Cognitive Neuroscience Research Group. Staff expertise covers a range of topics including memory, visual perception, decision making, executive functions, social cognition and language, and staff use a variety of research methods to address their research interests in healthy and clinical populations.

You will take courses on the theoretical and methodological aspects of cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology and brain imaging, and conduct an original research dissertation in one of these areas. You will also receive thorough training in advanced academic skills and research methods within psychology, including a comprehensive coverage of statistical modelling and research design using the R statistical language.


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University of EdinburghThe University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 15th in the 2023 QS World University Rankings. Our entrepreneurial and cross-disciplinary culture attracts not only students but also staff from some 156 countries, creating a unique Edinburgh experience.

We provide a stimulating working, learning, and teaching environment with access to excellent facilities and attract the world's best, from Nobel Prize winning laureates to future explorers, pioneers and inventors.

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