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  MSc Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience


University of York    Department of Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full time Award winner
Medicine (26) Psychology (31)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience programme at the University of York. Delve into the intricate relationship between mind development and brain function, exploring the influences of both environment and biology on cognitive growth. This esteemed programme offers a comprehensive curriculum, blending insights from developmental cognitive neuroscience and psychology. Engage in hands-on brain imaging training and delve into intriguing topics such as emotion regulation, social cognition, and neuroeducation. The course structure comprises core modules like Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience and Data Analysis in Neuroimaging, alongside diverse option modules including Social Cognitive Development and Perception of Actions. Benefit from cutting-edge facilities like the York Neuroimaging Centre and expert supervision for your empirical research project. Join with a 2:1 degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology, or related fields, and unlock a world of career opportunities in research, psychology, or clinical practice. Elevate your skills in critical thinking, analysis, and teamwork, and become a sought-after professional in the field of cognitive neuroscience.

About the course

Explore the relationship between the development of the mind and the brain

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience explores how the mind changes as children grow up, examining the environmental and biological influences on the developing brain. 

You'll be provided with perspectives from developmental cognitive neuroscience and developmental and cognitive psychology, and receive hands-on training in brain imaging methods.

You'll explore topical issues such as the neural bases of perceiving, acting in the physical and social world, the development of emotion regulation and pro-social behaviour, and neuroeducation.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology or a related discipline

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

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