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Cognitive Neuroscience MSc

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain the knowledge and skills required for studying the biology of the mind.

This course prepares you for a career in research by offering:

  • lectures taught by a wide diversity of leading cognitive neuroscientists
  • one-to-one expert supervision on your personal research project
  • hands-on experience with neuroimaging (fMRI)
  • introductions to a vast array of cognitive neuroscience techniques.

You can explore a range of cognitive neuroscience fields – from philosophy of science and research methods to consciousness, addiction and social neuroscience. Supervision is available across a range of topics, through our research groups in Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental and Clinical Psychology, and Social and Applied Psychology.

Careers

This MSc prepares you for a potential career in research and enhances your work-related skills such as critical insight and data analysis.

This course is also relevant if you are interested in clinical psychology or in work in the biomedical sector by providing, for example, an understanding of how brain damage affects cognition.

Our graduates have gone on to pursue PhDs and to careers in industry and medicine.

Application deadline

01 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,975per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 100 12

    25th out of 117

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    136 61%

    36th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    85th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    55th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    140 66%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    19th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    67th

    9

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