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.
Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.
Our psychology research has been classified as world-leading in the Government’s 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF).
On our course you will gain solid theoretical knowledge and essential practical research skills currently used in cognitive and clinical neuroscience. In lectures, seminars, and practical workshops, you will learn about neuroanatomy, and how to interpret Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) data.
This course offers the benefit of practical research skills such as, administering neuropsychological assessments for clinical and research purposes, analysing statistical data, and how to analyse MRI data.
For your dissertation you will have the opportunity 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.
Please note that this course does not include clinical work with children, patients or mental health service users. This course does not constitute professional training, though it can support entry to a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (or equivalent). We encourage you to seek out relevant paid or voluntary experience while completing your studies; our course is designed to facilitate this.
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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.
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