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Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience MSc

Keele University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

MSc Psychology programmes are designed to foster a vibrant and collaborative peer culture amongst our MSc students. Several of our modules are shared by all four of our MSc Psychology programmes whereas specialist cognitive modules will be focused on students from the Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience programme.

Teaching and Assessment

Each module has different prescribed learning activities, including formal lectures and seminars, discussions and consultation with staff. You should expect some lively debates and interesting discussions. Please be aware that you will be expected to contribute to the programme, in the form of advance reading (of which there is a substantial amount), preparing presentations and contributing to discussions in seminars, and bringing your own ideas to bear on the teaching material.

The programme is assessed through a range of formats including:

  • Blog portfolios
  • Personal skills audits
  • Research Critiques
  • Lab Reports
  • Unseen exams and class tests
  • Verbal presentations
  • Independent research written up as a dissertation

Careers

Graduates of our programme will be well prepared for a range of careers in applied and research domains. These commonly include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation for PhD study in cognitive psychology/neuroscience
  • Preparation for further training in clinical neuropsychology
  • Careers in industry research (e.g., user interface design, product testing, human factors)
  • Research assistant/research support careers in universities and industry
  • Data analyst / data analysis consultancy
  • Behavioural science (e.g., Government, Military)
  • Assistant Psychologist (NHS) and brain injury support worker positions

Cognitive psychologists and neuroscientists can have careers in academic, military, and industry research/consultancy work with patients suffering from cognitive limitations arising from brain injury, pursue further training in clinical psychology and neuropsychology, and work in emerging fields of behavioural and data science.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    48th out of 103 1

    60th out of 118 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    124 54%

    56th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    27th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    122 57%

    57th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

    18

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