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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. This course is moving into one of our new buildings at City campus. Teaching will mainly be delivered at our Collegiate campus until December 2024 while we get our new facilities ready. From January 2025 you will study in brand new facilities at City campus. Course summary

  • Learn generic and specialised skills including learning brain-behaviour relation and underlying neurophysiological mechanisms and theories
  • Gain hands-on experience with various techniques including EEG, TMS, fMRI recording and analysis, IQ and other clinical psychometric assessments
Designed for graduates of psychology and other related disciplines (biomedical sciences, neuroscience, psychophysiology), this course introduces you to various topics in cognitive neuroscience, normal and abnormal development of perceptual and higher level cognitive functions across the lifespan. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. The course provides a robust academic framework across the broad spectrum of neuroscience and promotes the application of critical thinking and evaluative reasoning to the topics of study. This multifaceted learning and teaching approach allows for reflection on your own progress utilising peer and tutor feedback. You learn through:
  • lectures
  • workshops
  • E-learning
  • VLE
  • tutorials
  • practical workshops
  • visiting speakers
  • discussion boards
  • research forums
  • personal progress plans
Applied learning Live projects There is the possibility to gain research experience (subject to availability) such as writing a literature review, data collection and analysis by working on a research project alongside a member of academic staff. Sheffield Community Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team (SCBIRT) offers occasional visits and other learning opportunities with limited places. Field trips You have the opportunity to attend workshops run by experts from relevant professions and fields of work. Examples include private clinical consultants, NHS neuropsychologist, teaching staff from the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course at the University of Sheffield and alumni from our course working in academia and the private sector.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Compulsory modules Advanced Statistics And Design Clinical Neuro-Psychopharmacology Cognitive Neuroscience Dissertation Cognitive Neuroscience Methods Electrophysiology Fundamentals In Design And Statistics Neuron To Neuropathology Perception And Cognition Across The Lifespan

Assessment method

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Entry requirements

Typically you need one from: a second class honours degree or above in psychology; a relevant undergraduate degree from a non-psychological background such as human biosciences or a healthcare related subject; appropriate practical or work-based experience You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. If English is not your first language, you need an IELTS score of at least 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language, you need an IELTS score of at least 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent.

If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Psychology/MSc-Clinical-Cognitive-Neuroscience/Full-time/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our postgraduate fees vary depending on course, level and mode of study. Each postgraduate course page tells you how much the tuition fees are, and what additional costs you might have to budget for during your studies. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS