This programme reflects the broad'ranging and strong neuroscience research profile of our Department, equipping you with a rigorous grounding in the theory and applications of cognitive, clinical, and developmental neuroscience.
We offer two pathways:
Cognitive Neuropsychology pathway has been developed in partnership with the Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre and Neurodisability Service. The emphasis of this pathway will be on research and clinical aspects of cognitive neuroscience.
Methods and Techniques pathway emphasis will be on practical hands'on training in methods and techniques used in cognitive neuroscience research.
Cognitive neuropsychology pathway: clinical and cognitive neuropsychology; developmental cognitive neuropsychology; biological aspects of brain functions; methods and techniques in neuroscience; statistics; research project. Methods and techniques pathway: advanced methods and techniques; clinical and cognitive neuropsychology; biological aspects of brain functions; methods and techniques in neuroscience; statistics; research project.
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- You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in Psychology or a closely related scientific discipline (neuroscience, speech sciences, medicine, cognitive science) with a research component. You might also be considered if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. We accept a wide range of international and equivalent qualifications. If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test and no individual test lower than 6.0).