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Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology (4 Years) [MSci] MSci

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: BC20

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSci

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course is specifically tailored to students interested in pursuing a career in research, either in academic or in industry.Our MSci Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology course combines major topics in cognitive neuroscience and psychology to offer a broad grounding in this exciting field of behavioural science.In contrast to the three-year BSc, this four-year MSci features a number of master's level units in third year (including coverage of Open Science principles and programming using the open-source statistical software package, R).In the fourth year you will focus on a research project, during which you will be fully immersed in a research environment.The psychology component of the MSci covers topics such as:- how humans and animals think (cognitive processes);- how the world is sensed (perception);- comparative and developmental studies;- abnormal psychology.The neuroscience component of the course covers topics such as:- animal behaviour;- learning and memory;- the action of drugs on the nervous system;- how humans and animals sense and respond to their environment.The MSci degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means as well as providing a solid foundation for a career in biological sciences, it constitutes your first step towards professional chartered psychologist status.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 25,000per year

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A level : ABB - AAA

Practical skills are a crucial part of science education and therefore there will be a requirement to pass the practical element of any science A-level taken. Where applicants are applying for science and related degrees, this is likely to be made explicit in the offers you will receive.We require grades AAA-ABB, including two of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths (the Hard Sciences). You must have a minimum of grades AB in at least two Hard Sciences and pass the practical assessments in these subjects.If your grades

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

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  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    170 74%

    13th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    56th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    154 72%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    53rd

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