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Educational Neuroscience (MSc)

Educational Neuroscience (MSc)

Birkbeck, University of London

Bloomsbury (Central London) Campus, London, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =332
  • Degree MSc
  • Study Level Masters
  • Subject Education and Training
  • Duration 24 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
The MSc Educational Neuroscience is offered jointly by Birkbeck and UCL's Institute of Education. It covers: the critical appreciation of existing research and research methods, including neuroimaging methods; running a neuroimaging study; the biological basis of learning and development in children and its implications for the classroom; the relation between genes, brain and cognitive development; managing and reporting on an extended research project; subject-specific IT skills. Students will have the opportunity to interact with world-class researchers in developmental cognitive neuroscience, genetics, neuroimaging, education and cognitive development and learning, and to attend research seminars organised by Birkbeck, the Institute of Education and a number of other local research centres and institutes. Graduates go in to careers in psychology, education and policy development. Possible professions include child/youth psychologist or teacher. This degree can also be useful in becoming a special educational needs teacher, learning mentor, or youth worker.

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