Cognitive neuroscience studies the biological processes that make up cognition i.e.the complex mental functions such as consciousness, perception,memory, language, emotion and attention. Our cognitive neuroscience masters course is unique inits dual emphasis on specialist training in the area of cognitive neuroscience, as well as on generic and transferable research skills for career and professional development.
During your time at Aston, you will study specialist modules that combine theory and practice in paired sessions consisting of a lecture and an associated research practical.
You’ll study a core curriculum of six taught modules which will provide you with a detailed and critical understanding of the contemporary research and analysis methods used in cognitive neuroscience, as well as generic professional development and research-related communication skills.
- Introduction into Cognitive Neuroscience / Professional Development
- Advanced Statistical Analysis
- Advanced Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience
- Advanced EEG and MEG Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience
- Mini-project in Cognitive Neuroscience
- Research project.
You will also complete a dissertation project, which forms the major practical component of the course and provides you with further experience and training in academic research as well as the opportunity to work with researchers of international standing.