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Masters courses

Our taught masters programmes provide a great foundation for further research or a career in psychology. You can develop your understanding of the human brain through lectures and lab work, give your psychology research skills a major boost or take an interdisciplinary approach to studying the the mind. 

MSc Cognitive and
Computational Neuroscience

On this 12 month course, students from life sciences, physical sciences or mathematics backgrounds can explore the relationship between brain function and the mechanisms that underpin human behaviour.

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MSc(Res) Cognitive Neuroscience and Human Neuroimaging

This course is partly hosted by the Department of Neuroscience to give you even more research experience with a 20 week lab-based project. You can choose from two pathways to focus on what most interests you.

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MSc Psychological
Research Methods

This course teaches the core skills that professional psychology researchers need, with the chance to focus on the tools and techniques that will take you down your chosen career path.

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MSc Psychological Research Methods with Advanced Statistics

This course is designed to teach you a broad range of psychology research techniques, plus the advanced quantitative knowledge that is central to many emerging employment sectors.

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MA Cognitive Studies

This degree unites psychology with philosophy, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science and anthropology to show how the mind works.

The course is led by the Department of Philosophy.

Visit www.sheffield.ac.uk/philosophy

MSc Science Communication

This course is taught by world-leading scientists and media practitioners. Our internationally recognised expertise, state-of-the-art media facilities and professional experience in Fleet Street and the BBC can provide you with unparalleled support.

Visit www.sheffield.ac.uk/sciencecommunication