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Research Methods in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). Cognitive neuroscience is at the intersection of cognitive science, brain imaging, and clinical neuroscience. It is one of the most significant areas of contemporary science and it is beginning to transform our understanding of both normal and damaged brain function. The course will equip students with the skills necessary for careers in cognitive neuroscience, and enable them to acquire experience and expertise in experimental design, advanced statistical analysis and evaluation of research in different disciplines within cognitive neuroscience.

Course modules

Modules typically include: statistical methods; theoretical issues in cognitive neuroscience; practical applications in cognitive neuroscience; neuropsychology; generic research skills; introduction to research programming; special research skills; computing skills; research project in cognitive neuroscience.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,200 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,600 (Year 1) International 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years

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