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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    Duration of this course is Minimum 2 years, maximum 6 years. Intake dates: January, March, May, June, September, October

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


Neuroscience is a modern, multidisciplinary subject. As such, it draws together knowledge and expertise from many areas of science, from molecular biology to the psychological study of the mind. This innovative qualification from King’s College London is 100% online, so students can balance study alongside work and life commitments. This postgraduate course will allow you to apply your neuroscience knowledge to real world settings. From the research lab to marketing, the application of neuroscience has the potential to deepen your understanding of how the nervous system serves to drive our every thought, sensation and emotion. The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) is one of the leading providers of neuroscience education in the UK, and Europe’s largest centre for research and postgraduate education in psychiatry, psychology and basic and clinical neuroscience. Our research centres are at the international forefront of this field and we are world renowned for the high quality of our research. This 100% online Applied Neuroscience MSc course allows you to benefit from an innovative and contemporary curriculum, whist learning from our world leading scientists.

Course detail

The Applied Neuroscience course provides a comprehensive and integrated exploration of our current understanding of the neuroscientific field and will provide opportunities for students to develop specific interests in the applied neuroscience areas of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental diseases, neuroimaging and how neuroscience can impact society. This 100% online neuroscience course draws upon the wealth of research, education and clinical expertise and experience across the world-renowned IoPPN.

Teaching and assessment

The programme is delivered entirely online. There are video lectures, coursework including critical appraisal of published work, essays and abstracts and self-directed learning activities. Assessment will include discussion board participation, multiple choice question and short answer questions examinations. The primary methods of assessment for this course are online examinations and coursework. The study time and assessment methods typically give an indication of what to expect. However, these may vary depending upon the modules.

Career prospects

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Applied Neuroscience MSc will: open up opportunities within research, or progress to PhD; provide transferable skills and knowledge that can benefit a number of career paths; provide a solid set of transferable research skills such as analysis, report writing, reviewing and critical appraisal and expand career opportunities within clinical psychology.

Tuition fees

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University information

King's College London, University of London

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  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 100 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%



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