This specialist Master's degree brings together some of the world's leading 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.
How to apply
Application deadlines and interviews
We recommend you apply as early as possible. Later applications may also be considered, subject to availability of places.
Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (MSc) (Part-time)
Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology (MSc) (Full-time)
Undergraduate degree (2:1 honours or above) in psychology, neuroscience or a relevant discipline.
International entry requirements
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.
If you don't meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses, foundation programmes and language support services to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.
Visit the International section of our website to find out more about our English language entry requirements and relevant requirements by country.
Part-time home/EU students: £
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Teaching and assessment
A combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials and case demonstrations.
1 examination, statistics worksheets, 1 research presentation, 6 essays or equivalent work of 2000–2500 words, 1 research project dissertation of 10,000 words.