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Our Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience MSc provides a critical understanding of cognitive neuroscience and specific skills in brain imaging techniques (eg, fMRI, EEG) and programming, with access to state-of-the-art equipment for brain imaging, brain electrophysiology and stimulation, and eye movement recording.
Brain imaging and cognitive neuroscience have become central aspects of all areas of Psychology.
This course is aimed at students who are interested in these new and emerging techniques. The course will provide students with a critical understanding of cognitive neuroscience and specific skills in brain imaging techniques (eg, fMRI, EEG) and programming. Students will have access to state-of-the-art equipment for brain imaging, brain electrophysiology and stimulation, and eye
Applicants should have obtained a good Honours degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in Psychology or a related discipline and have gained at least a 2:1 (or equivalent) in the research dissertation (i.e., experience of planning and conducting research and analysing data).
Applicants who do not meet our requirement for a 2(i) in their final-year research project, but who have gained significant research experience in a cognitive neuroscience research lab(s) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
After spending a number of years recovering from a serious car accident, Jo decided to return to higher education in 2012 for her Masters degree. She has two children. Jo currently works as a research associate at the University of Birmingham and will started a PhD in October 2015 at the University of Nottingham.
Jo is also a postgraduate mentor, you can contact her online with questions or read further about her experience at the University of Birmingham on her mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/joanne-howe/