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Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
On this Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience course at University of Nottingham you'll study core psychology modules with cognitive neuroscience practicals. You'll develop skills in brain imaging, behavioural measurement and physiological psychology. 
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In years one and three you'll have optional modules to choose from. This is your chance to explore the areas of psychology that you find interesting. As we have experts across the spectrum of psychology, we are able to offer you a choice from different areas. For example, the Neuropsychology and Applied Neuroimaging module covers the effect of brain damage. You'll learn how it can impair language, memory and motor control.

Our research is transforming lives. We want our students to be part of this. In your final year, you'll do your own research project. You'll have a wide choice of topics. These could be from behavioural to social psychology. 


Our graduates from the Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience course at University of Nottingham have used their skills in roles such as:

  • accountant
  • HR adviser
  • recruiter
  • mental health worker
  • therapy assistant
  • civil servant
  • police officer
  • marketing executive
  • merchandising assistant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biological Psychology 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Practical Methods and Seminars in Psychology 
  • Social Psychology 
  • Statistical Methods 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB score 36-34 (with at least 6, 6, 5 at Higher Level)
  • IELTS 6.5 (6.0 in each element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer AAB including one or more science subjects at A level. Those without an A level in a science subject may be asked to achieve AAA.
  • Required subjects
  • AAB, including one or more science subjects at A level (science includes psychology, geography or maths)
  • AAA if you don't have a science A level
  • General studies and critical thinking are not accepted
  • GCSE English and maths at 5 (B) or above

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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