This is the course for those who want to gain advanced knowledge of the nervous system. You can choose from a range of modules based on the latest research – from genetics and genomics to philosophical aspects of cognitive science. And to support your career development, you study research methods and computing skills options. Your integrated Masters year means you develop advanced research skills. 93% of our students, of those available, were in work or further study six months after graduating. Sussex is a world-famous pioneer in teaching and research in cognitive science. We're one of the few universities in the UK to offer undergraduate courses in the subject. Teaching is through a mix of lectures, seminars, tutorials and practicals. You are assessed through a mix of coursework and unseen exams. You spend 25% of your time studying Cognitive Science. You explore the subject matter of cognitive science and the various disciplines it comprises. There is a focus on the strengths and challenges of integrating those disciplines. Key principles and concepts are introduced, as well as the methodology of cognitive modeling. Employers value the skills taught on our courses – communication, teamwork and laboratory skills. You also develop abilities in interdisciplinary thinking, numerical and data analysis and being able to apply a range of methods to tackle different problems.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Extended Project
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Access to HE Diploma
Grades / Points
A-levels must include one science subjects from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Psychology. If you are taking a science subject that has the separate science practical assessment, we would normally expect a pass. If you are not able to take the science practical assessment, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. You will also need GCSE (or equivalent) English, Mathematics and two Science subjects with grade B in each (or grade 5 in the new grading scale).
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
The University of Sussex is a research-intensive campus university adjacent to the vibrant city of Brighton & Hove on the UK's south coast. With an excellent international reputation, the university welcomes spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually challenging environment. Students are encouraged to open their mind, deepen their knowledge and leave their mark on the world.
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