Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience


Cognitive Neuroscience modules

The information below is provided as a guide to what taught modules you can expect during your Masters studies at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.

During your Masters year, you need to complete a number of taught modules and a research project. An outline of each taught module is given below. Please note the outlines are based on what was taught in the 2015-16 year. The exact content of each module will be updated each year to reflect changes in topics, lecturers and module convenors. The overview below should be taken as a guide to what will be taught.

MSc Taught Modules

As an MSc student, you complete all eight modules described below and a 60-credit research project. All modules are compulsory, and worth 15 credits each. You can also take an optional Matlab module and are expected to attend the “Key Information for Masters Students” sessions.

MRes Taught Modules

As an MRes student, you complete four taught modules and a 120-credit research project. You take two compulsory transferable skills modules (modules 1 and 2 below), and can choose one topics-oriented module (from modules 3-5), and one methods-oriented module (from modules 6-8). All modules are worth 15 credits each. You can also take an optional Matlab module and are expected to attend the “Key Information for Masters Students” sessions.