UCL Psychology and Language Sciences



UCL is ranked first in Europe and second in the world for neuroscience with our experts leading the way in translational application.


  • Cognitive Neuroscience MSc: this one-year interdisciplinary degree programme concentrates on mental processes in the human brain using state-of-the-art methodologies including neuroimaging techniques, patient studies and neurostimulation tools.
  • Cognitive Neuroscience MRes: this programme also focuses on the relationship between the mind and the brain, but incorporates a more extensive research project and fewer taught modules than the MSc programme. The MRes is ideally suited for those with existing research strengths who wish to pursue a research career. 
  • Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology MRes: this unique two-year programme offered in collaboration with Yale focuses on developing skills in neuroscience, research, and understanding childhood disorders from multiple perspectives, including cognitive and psychoanalytic approaches. Students spend their first year in London and their second year at the Child Study Center in Yale, where they complete a substantive research project.
  • Language Sciences: Neuroscience of Language and Speech MSc: this programme is for students with a background in linguistics who are interested in applying their knowledge to understanding language impairments in individuals with brain damage and/or carrying out neuroscientific research on language processing.