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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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Student View

"The neurology cluster at Queen Square means you can bump into world leaders in your field just by crossing the road."

Tara Noone

Degree: Advanced Neuroimaging MSc

Subject: Neurology, Faculty: Brain Sciences

Student View

"Participating in some observership clinics with my supervisor was extremely helpful for me, and writing the dissertation with all the new things I learned from this experience. Ophthalmology is one of the fastest evolving medical specialties, and dealing with vision was always my dream."

Abbas Fahem

Degree: Clinical Ophthalmology MSc

Subject: Ophthalmology, Faculty: Brain Sciences