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  • FT / Full-time
  • PT / Part-time (over two years)
  • FX / Flexible mode of study available (up to five years)
  • DL / Distance-learning mode available

Cognitive Neuroscience (Institute of)

This interdisciplinary research institute brings together researchers from different fields with a common interest in the workings of the human mind and brain. The institute co-locates top researchers from many different disciplines in Queen Square, a London hub for research activity in the field. We are located next to the unique patient populations of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and to state-of-the-art brain imaging facilities.

Taught and research programmes

Degree programme Qualifications Modes
Cognitive Neuroscience MPhil/PhD FT3, PT5

Student/staff ratios

  • 17 staff
  • 0 taught students
  • 31 research students


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Alumni View

"I was able to collaborate with a great international faculty as part of my research project. The collaborative efforts continue even to this day, for which I am eternally grateful to UCL."

Dr Suraj Rajan

Neurology PG Resident, University of Missouri, USA, 2012

Subject: Neurology, Faculty: Brain Sciences

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"UCL has provided me with many opportunities. I have been able to complete courses alongside my studies that will complement my skills for the future, such as the entrepreneur course I completed in the Engineering Department."

Firle Beckley

Degree: Graduate Research Division Psychology & Language Sciences MPhil/PhD

Subject: Language and Communication, Faculty: Brain Sciences