Psychology

MSc Human Cognitive Neuropsychology

Work closely with internationally recognised cognitive psychologists, clinical and academic neuropsychologists

Brain scans

Why study Human Cognitive Neuropsychology at Edinburgh?

  • The University of Edinburgh is firmly established as a world-leading centre of research.
  • Our research environment is rated as 100% conducive to producing world-leading research, and 81.5% of our research is rated as outstanding in terms of its reach and significance (REF 2014).
  • Students on the MSc Human Cognitive Neuropsychology have access to a wide range of research facilities, such as the Cognitive Neuroscience suite.
  • The University attracts a high calibre of visiting speakers. These talks are an excellent way to explore new topics and to get to know other postgraduate students.

Programme overview

The MSc Human Cognitive Neuropsychology offers you the opportunity to receive intensive training and specialist knowledge through taught courses and independent research

Programme structure and assessment

This programme comprises two semesters of taught compulsory and optional courses, followed by a dissertation

Resources

As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of research resources and state-of-the-art facilities

Learning outcomes and careers

This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths

Help with your application

When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme

Programme teaching staff

Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme

Contact us

Please get in touch with us should you have any questions about the programme

Find out more

Fees, funding and how to apply