Our psychology research has been classified as world-leading and internationally excellent in the Government’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). On our course you will gain solid theoretical knowledge and essential practical research skills currently used in cognitive and clinical neuroscience. In lectures, seminars, and practical workshops, you will learn about neuroanatomy, and how to interpret Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) data. This course offers the benefit of practical research skills such as, administering neuropsychological assessments for clinical and research purposes, analysing statistical data, and how to analyse brain imaging data. For your dissertation you will have the opportunity to independently research an area you are passionate about. Supported by lecturers who are prominent researchers and longstanding members of Cambridge’s world-renowned research community.
Modules include: Imaging and diagnostics in cognitive neuroscience; current theoretical issues in cognitive neuroscience; issues in scientific research; quantitative research methods; masters project; dissertation.
We’ll assess your theoretical and applied understanding using essays, portfolios, exams, computer-based processing of brain imaging data, statistical data analysis and your dissertation.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
Applicants require either a 2.2 in psychology with Graduate Basis for Recognition (GBR) for the British Psychology Society (BPS), or 2.1 or above in non-accredited degree in psychology (or closely related discipline, such as health psychology, joint Honours psychology, or neuropsychology). If English is not the 1st language students are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (academic level) or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course