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Our Neuroimaging MSc course programme will provide you with training in all the scientific and methodological aspects of Neuroimaging. It has a strong focus on applied Neuroimaging, including practical experience of scanning techniques and analysis methodologies. You will develop the broad set of skills that are essential to anybody wanting to work in the competitive world of Neuroimaging.
Application status Open
Duration One year FT, September to September.
Study mode Full-time
Credit value UK 180 / ECTS 90
Course intake 21 FT.
Course leaders Dr Vincent Giampietro
Dr Vincent Giampietro
Course contact for further information Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0) 20 7848 7200
Programme Adminsitrator: Milena Rodriguez
Postgraduate Admissions Team, Admissions Office tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 7000 fax: +44 (0) 20 7848 7200
Programme Adminsitrator: Milena Rodriguez
Course contact form Postgraduate admissions enquiry form
Awarding institution King's College London
Faculty Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
Department Department of Neuroimaging
Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.
A minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in biomedical or related sciences, psychology, neuroscience, physics, engineering, computer science, mathematics or in another scientific subject. Applications from those working in medicine or professions allied to medicine are also welcome.
Applications are normally processed within two weeks of the receipt of the applicant’s completed references. All applicants are welcome to visit the department by arrangement. Please call or email us to arrange this. After review of the initial application, the admissions tutor may invite selected candidates to interview. It will be possible for overseas applicants to make arrangements to be interviewed via Skype or phone.
These form part of the application process.
The deadline for applications for September 2017 entry is 31st March 2017. After this date, programmes will remain open if places are available, and programmes will be closed as soon as they are full, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. For programmes with spaces remaining, no further applications will be accepted from non-EU (Overseas) nationals after 30th July 2017 or from UK/ EU nationals after 3rd September 2017.
Our Neuroimaging course aims to train the neuroimaging researchers of tomorrow by focusing on teaching you the scientific and methodological aspects of neuroimaging techniques in parallel to their application to psychiatry, neurology, psychology, clinical psychology, neuroscience, and beyond.
In addition to theoretical approaches, our course has a strong applied element, which will allow you to gain practical experience of scanning techniques, with a focus on the skills needed to run a scanning session and to analyse and interpret the data produced. It also includes visits to other centres providing PET, MEG and NIRS among other imaging techniques.
For information on open events visit http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ioppn/study/prospective-students/opendays.aspx
You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars and field work.
Introduction to Neuroimaging
Lectures (25 hours) | Seminars / Tutorials (10 hours) | Field/lab/studio/ supervised learning (10 hours) | Self-study time (255 hours)
Neuroimaging Acquisition and Analysis
Applications of Neuroimaging
Lectures (20 hours) | Seminars / Tutorials (20 hours) | Field/lab/studio/ supervised learning (50 hours) | Self-study time (210 hours)
Neuroimaging Research Project
Lectures (0 hours) | Seminars / Tutorials (0 hours) | Field/lab/studio/ supervised learning (0 hours) | Self-study time (600 hours)
You will be assessed through a combination of coursework and examinations.
Examination (50%) | Coursework (30%) | Practical (20%)
The study time and assessment methods detailed above are typical and give you a good indication of what to expect. However, they may change if the course modules change.
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£10,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
£25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
*These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.
Please note: Current regulations allow some students to pay UK tuition fees on the basis of their EU citizenship or residency. Until these eligibility criteria are changed, the EU tuition fee will remain the same as the UK tuition fee.
When you receive an offer for this course you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit to secure your place. The deposit will be credited towards your total fee payment.
The UK/EU deposit is £500.
The INTERNATIONAL deposit is £2,000.
Please visit our web pages on fees and funding for more information.
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