Sussex Neuroscience

MSc

MRes Neuroscience in the School of Life Sciences. Course guide available here.

This course is ideal for you if you have a strong academic record in neuroscience or a closely related discipline and wish to pursue a research career. You will undertake two practical research projects in different laboratories, gaining valuable experience of two different fields or approaches. You will also take taught modules that build your research skills and an optional module in a topic of your choice. This MRes is taught by academics from the School of Life Sciences, the School of Psychology, the Department of Informatics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School and the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Studies, bringing together over 50 Sussex Neuroscience research groups.

MSc Neuroscience in the School of Life Sciences. Course guide available here.

This course is ideal for you if you have already studied neuroscience or a related discipline and wish to specialise and strengthen your knowledge of the subject, or if you have an excellent academic record and wish to move to neuroscience from another field. Key features of this course are its large research project component (up to 6 months, 60 credits) and the wide choice of topics covered in the optional taught modules, allowing students to follow their own pathway of interest. You will receive advanced lectures and seminars focusing on contemporary research, gain experience in a wide range of current techniques. This MSc is taught by academics from the School of Life Sciences, the School of Psychology, the Department of Informatics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School and the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Studies, bringing together over 50 Sussex Neuroscience research groups.

MSc Cognitive Neuroscience in the School of Psychology. This fast developing subject which seeks a brain based accounts of cognitive functions such as perception, memory, emotion, language and thought.The degree has a large experimental project which reflects our research expertise in subjects such as  language comprehension, synaesthesia, visual illusions, developmental dyslexia, theory-of-mind, and consciousness.

MSc Experimental Psychology in the School of Psychology. This well-established and internationally renowned conversion course has provided the initial training for many eminent psychologists. The MSc is accredited by the British Psychological Society as a qualification for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

This MSc aims to give graduates with no prior teaching or formal training in psychology a thorough grounding in psychology. This intensive course provides you with a firm grasp of the main theories, methods and findings of psychological research relevant to the understanding of the relationship between the brain and behaviour. On this course, you cover biological, cognitive, social and developmental psychology; philosophical and ethical perceptions of psychology; research methods; and write a dissertation.

MSc Intelligent and Adaptive Systems in the School of Engineering & Informatics. Cover theory and practice for the design and implementation of intelligent systems – you’ll be well prepared for research and development. Whether you’re from a computing background or not, our introduction to Java will develop your programming skills and enable you to access our specialist options. You have the opportunity to organise your studies around a range of themes: adaptive systems; artificial intelligence; cognitive systems; computational neuroscience.