Postgraduate ( full-time, part-time)
January 2017, September 2017
Full-time - January start, 15 months. September start, 12 months.
Part-time - January start, 33 months. September start, 28 months.
Part-time teaching times: Trimester 1: Fridays 10am-5pm; Trimester 2: Fridays 1pm-4pm
(Teaching would extend to Fridays 1pm-6pm in Trimester 2, if required)
Work alongside world leading researchers. Get hands-on experience with our specialist facilities and gain the skills required to pursue a PhD or research career in cognitive neuroscience or related disciplines.
Our psychology research has been classified as world-leading and internationally excellent in the Government’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
On our course you’ll learn how to interpret and analyse structural and functional neuroimaging (MRI and fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG) and other datasets, while gaining experience in neuropsychological assessment for clinical and research purposes.
Lectures, seminars and practical workshops will introduce you to current theoretical issues in clinical and cognitive neuroscience. We will explore neuro-anatomy and connectivity and how multiple converging approaches can strengthen the research process.
Your dissertation allows you to independently research an area you are passionate about. Supported by lecturers who are prominent researchers and longstanding members of Cambridge’s world-renowned research community.
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The lecturers were very friendly and supportive and there was a wide array of specialities, so it was easy to find a supervisor who was interested in [my] research area
You could pursue further postgraduate study or research, work for universities, hospitals or research units active in cognitive psychology and/or the brain sciences. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our Psychology PhD.
We’ll assess your theoretical and applied understanding using essays, portfolios, exams, computer-based processing of brain imaging data, statistical data analysis and your dissertation.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
You can use several dedicated, sound attenuated research laboratories, equipped with networked computers, as well as: an observation laboratory, including a two-way mirror; an electroencephalography (EEG) laboratory; an eye-tracking laboratory; a psycholinguistics laboratory; a psychometrics laboratory and a psychoneuroimmunology laboratory.
The part-time course fee assumes that you're studying at half the rate of a full-time student (50% intensity). Course fees will be different if you study over a longer period. All fees are for guidance purposes only.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our funding guide for postgraduate students to learn more about the following:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
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If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
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