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Brain Imaging (MSc) (Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Integrative Neuroscience)

  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Medicine

    Psychology

  • Start Date

    September

  • Course Duration

    1 year full time or 2 years part-time

  • Course Type

    MSc

  • Course Fees

    Please see the University website for details

  • Last Updated

    30 July 2018

Course content

Over the last decades, improvements in technology have led to a rapid increase in the use of neuroimaging to study human brain function non-invasively in health and disease. In particular, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electro-encephalography (EEG), magneto-encephalography (MEG) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) are now routinely used by neuroscientists to study brain-behaviour relationships. Our MSc in Brain Imaging showcases Nottingham’s multi-disciplinary environment and offers a comprehensive programme that will provide you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to conduct high-quality neuroimaging work and neuroscience research. Translational in vivo neuroscience approaches in animal models will also be considered, and interested students will have the opportunity to receive research training in this area.

The MSc in Brain Imaging has a flexible course structure and offers three pathways with core modules alongside a choice of optional modules that permits tailor-made study. The options are:

MSc Brain Imaging (Cognitive Neuroscience)

MSc Brain Imaging (Neuropsychology)

MSc Brain Imaging (Integrative Neuroscience)

Graduating from the University of Nottingham opens up a wide range of career options. Many of our students use this programme as a preparation for PhD study or other advanced degree positions. Others opt for science-related jobs. Our graduates are highly regarded by employers in private and public sector organisations because of the solid academic foundation and transferable skills they gain during their degree course such as analytical evaluation, data management, statistical analysis as well as presentation and writing skills. In the past, graduates of this programme have taken-up career opportunities in university, hospital and industry settings.

Please email for more information or visit the PG prospectus. Given the breadth of training available, the MSc is recommended to students with a background in psychology, neuroscience or a bioscience discipline as well as those with training in physics, engineering, mathematics, or computer sciences.

Key facts

• Programme delivered through lectures, practicals and research project resulting in a dissertation

• Core and optional modules according to specific pathways

• Three pathways with applications in Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, and Integrative Neuroscience

• Taught by active and internationally renowned research scientists

• Interdisciplinary approach with specialist lectures and/or project supervision by scientists from: the School of Psychology; Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre; Department of Academic Radiology

Video

Watch our video of staff and students talking about the course.


Visit the Brain Imaging (MSc) (Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Integrative Neuroscience) page on the University of Nottingham website for more details!

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