MSc Cognitive Neuroscience 

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Information about the MSc Cognitive Neuroscience
The MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience is a research-led, state-of-the-art degree programme organised by the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN) on mental processes in the human brain. The programme brings together some of the world's leading researchers in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology. As a student on the programme, you will learn about the relationship between the mind and the brain in patients and healthy individuals. You will receive case demonstrations of brain-damaged patients, insights into transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation, and experience with functional neuroimaging techniques (fMRI, EEG, and MEG).

Structure of the Programme

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What current students say
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'If you are fascinated with the human brain and want to study it in the most ultra-synchronous labs and under the supervision of great neuroscientists, ICN at UCL is the right place!' - Georgios

'This year has given me a thorough grounding across the field of neuroscience; which I feel will provide me with a wider perspective during my future research career.' - Sarah

'Completing the MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience at such a reputable institution has given me the experience I required to progress in such a competitive field. All the while, it has been a wonderfully diverse and enjoyable course.' - Nicola

What do people do with an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience
Further Information
Most students will go on to pursue PhDs and research careers in the fields of cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuropsychology. The programme also provides a basis for the application of this research in applied settings in a range of areas including marketing, teaching, and consultancy. Other students have been successful in obtaining Assistant Psychologist positions, with a view to gaining entry onto a clinical training programme

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Applying for the MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience

Eligibility: Applicants for a UCL graduate programme are normally expected to hold at least a 2.1 in a UK undergraduate degree (or equivalent overseas qualification). Overseas applicant also need to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

Applications must be submitted on the standard UCL Graduate Application Form with the required documentation, including a personal statement (see the guidelines).  You do not need to enclose a specific research project proposal with the form. On the form, you are asked to describe your academic and research interests, and your reasons for applying.

Places on the MSc are limited and entry is competitive. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The application deadline for the 2011/2012 intake is Monday 31 January 2011.

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Email: cogneuro_admin [at] ucl.ac.uk  Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 4754

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