Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

This degree brings together researchers in the field of cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology from centres such as the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development , the Brain and Behaviour Lab and the Birkbeck/UCL Centre for Neuroimaging. You will examine how theories of cognitive function can be informed by evidence from converging neuroimaging methods, such as functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging, electrophysiology and transcranial magnetic stimulation, as well as from neuropsychological, patient'based techniques.

Course Modules

Modules include: Advanced quantitative methods; cognitive, affective, and social neuroscience development; cognitive neuroscience; generic research skills; MA psychology research dissertation; neurocases and clinical assessments; neuroimaging methods; sensorimotor processes and attention; structure and measurement of the human brain.

Course Additional Entry

Undergraduate degree (2.1 Honours or above) in psychology, neuroscience or a relevant discipline. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this programme is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub'tests and at least 7.0 in writing.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,950  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,875  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,975  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £14,075  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,950  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £7,375  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,975  Academic year. First year home fees