MSc Behavioural Neuroscience

University College Dublin    UCD School of Psychology

Full time September MSc Full-Time: 1 year
Medicine (26) Psychology (31)

About the course

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MSc. in Behavioural Neuroscience offers advanced education and training in topics concerning human behaviour and its relation to the brain. The programme provides an excellent preparation for students who wish to pursue doctoral research in psychology, neuroscience or neuropsychology and equips students for work in research, medical and health settings. Students will gain key skills in research methods, experimental design, programming & data analysis. This is achieved through lab rotation and by pairing students with academic supervisors based on their research interests to complete a 30-credit research project.

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Entry Requirements

- A primary degree with at least upper second class honours or international equivalent in Psychology or in Neuroscience
or a Higher Diploma in Psychology with at least upper second class honours

- We will also consider applicants with at least an upper second class honours degree in a cognate area that provides appropriate background to the programme

- Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 7.0 (no band less than 6.5 in each element) or equivalent

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Student Profile

Nora King

I found the programme to be very beneficial to the ongoing progression of my career. The modules were aligned with my interests in neuroscience and neuropsychology.

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