|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least a Bachelor degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent. The degree must be in a relevant subject
This course is aimed at students who will have obtained at least a good undergraduate degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in Psychology or a related discipline and wish to extend their understanding of Psychology, to become better prepared for a quality employment situation, or to aim for a further degree
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations. Take originals along when you go to study.
IELTS : Score 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band. Or Cambridge English(CAE): Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component.
Please note: TOEFL IBT test will not be accepted for September 2015 entry.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Two academic references (or if appropriate to the programme applied for, one could be from your employer).
This course offers an excellent opportunity for advanced learning in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience. For many students this course helps them to develop a more focused set of interests and skills within Cognitive neuroscience so that they can choose the next career step that is best for them. For others, who have already identified the sub-specialty that fires their career aspirations, the course allows them to delve more deeply into their subject and to gain more specific skills and knowledge needed to build their chosen career. An aim of the course is to give students a boost in securing an interesting and exciting job in the workplace or a place on a high quality PhD course after graduation.
The course is comprised of taught modules, a research placement in an active lab where you can develop a specific set of skills or area of knowledge, and a research project to produce a dissertation.
See list of modules and descriptions : www.birmingham.ac.uk/Documents/college-les/psych/courses/msc-brain-imaging-and-cognitive-neuroscience.pdf
A surprising range of careers are open to students graduating with an MSc in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience. Graduates form this course are excellent candidates for research-related employment in both private and public sector organisations because this MSc develops key skills that are highly attractive to employers, namely analytical and statistical skills, as well as presentation and report writing skills.
This MSc is also excellent preparation for PhD or other advanced degree positions.