|Study location||United Kingdom, London, Campus Cavendish|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£9,250 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
good results in two subjects should be in sciences (including maths and psychology)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL or CAE equivalent
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This exciting interdisciplinary degree course considers how the structure and function of the brain gives rise to mental processes. Cognitive and clinical psychology blends theoretical, experimental and applied aspects of psychology with neuroscience, and overlaps with other psychological disciplines including physiological psychology, cognitive psychology, clinical psychology and psychopharmacology.
This unique course places a particular focus on brain-behaviour relationships, by bringing together evidence from molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain injury studies and neurological illness. It explores a wide range of research-based and clinically relevant methodologies including brain imaging, computational modelling and comparative cognition (considering evolutionary and developmental approaches).
During your degree, you will consider all aspects of cognitive functioning, from learning, memory and language through to concepts such as intelligence, creativity and consciousness. The course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to develop a career across a vast range of highly sought after employment areas, including academic research, clinical psychology, experimental research, IT and neuropsychology. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.
In the ﬁrst year (Level 4) of the degree, you will gain core skills in psychology, as identiﬁed by the British Psychological Association for chartered membership. In the second and third years of the degree (Levels 5 and 6), students enrol on core and option modules from a range of cognitive and clinical disciplines.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, practical classes and laboratory work, supported by online material and periods of independent study.
Assessment methods may include exams, in-class tests, essays, oral and poster presentations, debates, case studies, and laboratory, practical and technical reports.
Subjects of study include:
Introduction to Psychological Research Methods
Subjects of study include:
Brain and Cognition
Cognitive & Clinical Research Methods
Music & The Mind
Subjects of study may include:
Clinical Applications of Mindfulness
Neuropharmacology of Cognition
Occupational and Work Psychology
Projects in Psychology
Psychology of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychology of Education
The Cognitive Neuroscience BSc Honours course at the University of Westminster offers a comprehensive degree level education that will prepare you for a career in a range psychology related areas such as clinical psychology, neuropsychology and experimental research. It also equips you with many transferable skills that are highly valued by a wide range of employers, such as communication, numeracy, critical thinking and research skills. At Westminster, we very much believe that your University experience should be designed to enhance your professional life.
Our degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC – provided that a minimum of lower second class honours have been obtained, and the project has been passed). This is an important stage in becoming a Chartered Psychologist since having GBC is an entry requirement for accredited postgraduate training courses in specialisms such as Clinical, Neuropsychological, Forensic, Occupational, Health, and Educational Psychology.
You will learn formally about these chartered routes and the application of cognitive neuroscience and psychology to real world problems through your choice of final year option modules. Similarly, extra-curricular events, such as our popular lunchtime employability talks by practicing psychologists, will assist you in planning your professional development and shape your career aspirations. Options to take a work experience module or a placement year provide you with the opportunity to develop professional skills in a real-world setting.