If you have a broad interest in aspects of the brain, like basis of consciousness, the Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences Research Master's degree programme might be the programme for you.
This Research Master's programme is organized by the School of Life Sciences with a strong scientific input of the KNAW-accredited research School for Behavioural and Cognitive Neurosciences 'BCN'. Almost all aspects of neuroscience research are covered and experts are present to teach all aspects of this fascinating field. The programme consists of three different yet related tracks. While becoming an expert in one specialist track, the integrated courses and links between these tracks ensure a unique chance of a truly multi-disciplinary training. The programme focuses on three areas of particular strength within BCN: •Animal and human behaviour •Cognitive neuroscience and cognitive modelling •Molecular and clinical neuroscience While each track contains a number of more traditional modules, emphasis is on active participation in research. Key features of the programme are a minor and major research project. These are carried out by the students in the first and second year. Students are encouraged to plan at least one research project abroad.
Bachelor's degree in life science, biology, medicine or artifical intelligence; possible admission for bachelor's in psychology, movement science.
For EU students who do NOT wish to apply for the University of Groningen Talent Grant, the deadline of application for this master is June 1st 2010.
IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL paper based: 580, TOEFL computer based: 237, TOEFL internet based: 92
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