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MSc - Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

Aston University School of Life and Health Sciences

Full time See Course MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

Gain specialist training and transferable research skills with our specialised MSc Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience at Aston University, Birmingham. Benefit from access to leading researchers and state-of-the-art facilities within the Aston Institute of Health and Neurodevelopment and School of Psychology.

Course outline and modules

Cognitive and affective neuroscience studies the biological processes that underpin how human beings think, reason and process their emotional experience. 

The MSc Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience at Aston, provides a unique dual emphasis, providing specialist training at the brain-behaviour interface, as well as on generic and transferable research and communication skills for augmenting your career aspirations and professional development.


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Entry Requirements

All applicants typically require:

Upper second class honours degree (2:1) from a recognised university in psychology, neuroscience or a related life science such as biology, or a related physical science such as engineering or computer science. More information on international degree requirements can be found on our Aston in your country webpage.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. English language test requirements may be waived where students’ previous degree was studied in an English speaking country. Find out more about our English language requirements.

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