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We offer an unparalleled range of research-embedded education programmes taught by some of the most influential academics in brain sciences.

Browse our postgraduate taught programmes (MSc and MRes) by institute and division below.

Brain Sciences
  • Brain Sciences MRes 

This MRes is an innovative research-led programme which brings together expertise from across the Faculty of Brain Sciences and offers you the opportunity to work and train with leading researchers at one of the most highly regarded centres of excellence in brain science in the world.

Find out more about Brain Sciences MRes

Ear Institute

The Ear Institute is training the next generation of auditory scientists and medics. Whether you are a practising audiologist, a science graduate or a medical professional, we have the right audiology course for you.

Programmes for audiologists and medical professionals:

  • Advanced Audiology MSc
  • Advanced Audiology: Audiovestibular Medicine MSc
  • Advanced Audiology: Otology and Skull Base Surgery MSc

Programmes for science graduates:

  • Audiological Science MSc
  • Audiological Science with Clinical Practice MSc

Find out more about studying at the Ear Institute

Queen Square Institute of Neurology

The Queen Square Institute of Neurology is a global leader in neuroscience. We are at the forefront of the mission to prevent, treat and cure devastating neurological diseases like dementia.

Our strong clinical partnership with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery gives us a privileged understanding of how to bring a truly patient-focused approach to research, innovation and education. By studying with us, you will have the opportunity to be part of the next generation of experts in neuroscience.

  • Advanced Neuroimaging MSc/MRes
  • Brain and Mind Sciences Dual Masters
  • Clinical Neuroscience MSc
  • Clinical Neuroscience: Neuromuscular Disease MSc
  • Clinical Neuroscience: Stroke Medicine MSc
  • Clinical Neurology (by Distance Learning) MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert
  • Dementia: Causes, Treatments and Research (Neuroscience) MSc
  • Neuromuscular Disease MRes
  • Stroke Medicine MRes
  • Translational Neuroscience MRes

Find out about studying at Queen Square Institute of Neurology

Institute of Ophthalmology

Studying at the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields gives you the best start, whether you’re considering a career as an ophthalmologist or you’re a scientist planning to work in research, industry or clinical practice.

  • Advanced Clinical Optometry & Ophthalmology MSc
  • Bioscience Entrepreneurship MSc
  • Clinical Ophthalmic Practice (PGCert, PGDip, MSc)
  • Degree Apprenticeship in Advanced Clinical Practice in Ophthalmology MSc
  • Ophthalmology MSc
  • Orthoptics (pre-registration) MSc
  • Research Pathways in Advanced Therapeutics MSc
  • Research Pathways in Advanced Therapeutics with Practice MSc
  • Telemedicine for Ophthalmology PGCert

Find out more about studying at the Institute of Ophthalmology

Division of Psychiatry

The Division of Psychiatry is an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching concerned with mental health and illness. We deliver innovative teaching, relevant to clinical practice that is informed by our research.

  • Clinical Mental Health Sciences MSc
  • Dementia: Causes, Treatments and Research (Mental Health) MSc
  • Mental Health Sciences Research MSc

Find out more about studying at the Division of Psychiatry  

Division of Psychology and Language Sciences

We undertake world-leading research and teaching in mind, behaviour, and language. It brings together researchers in a wide range of disciplines – see below.

Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy 

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for people with psychosis PGDip
  • Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology MRes
  • Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice MSc 
  • Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Interventions PGCert
  • Early Child Development and Clinical Applications MSc
  • Theoretical Psychoanalytical Studies MSc

Cognition

  • Cognitive and Decision Sciences MSc
  • Cognitive Neuroscience MSc
  • Cognitive Neuroscience MRes
  • Social Cognition MSc
  • Speech, Language and Cognition MRes


Developmental Psychology

  • Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology MRes
  • Developmental Psychology and Clinical Practice MSc
  • Early Child Development and Clinical Applications MSc


Languages and Linguistics

  • Language Sciences MSc
  • Linguistics (conversion programme) MA
  • Linguistics with specialisation in Phonology MA
  • Linguistics with specialisation in Syntax MA
  • Speech, Language and Cognition MRes
  • Speech and Language Sciences MSc

Neuroscience

  • Cognitive Neuroscience MSc
  • Cognitive Neuroscience MRes
  • Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology MRes
  • Language Sciences (Neuroscience, Language and Communication) MSc

Organisational Psychology

  • Industrial/Organisational and Business Psychology MSc
  • Behaviour Change, MSc

Human-Computer Interaction

  • Human-Computer Interaction MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Find out more about studying at PALS

 

Featured programmes

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MSc Orthoptics

In this programme, you will learn about paediatric ophthalmology, strabismus (ocular misalignment), ocular motility disorders and other eye and vision health issues and diseases to equip you to practice as an orthoptist.

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MSc Clinical Neurology

This MSc is aimed at doctors who are looking to further their knowledge and skills in clinical neurology through online lectures, clinical case discussion andcase-based learning through online forums and video conferences.

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MSc Audiological Sciences

This MSc provides a detailed study of the hearing and balance mechanisms: their structure, function and pathology. Lectures, demonstrations and tutorials are complemented by practical experience in the clinic and laboratory.