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Cognitive Neuroscience

Subjects: Cognitive Neuroscience,Neuroscience,Psychology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
311 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

Course description

The M.Sc. program equips students with deep theoretical insights and extensive methodological skills in cognitive neuroscience. It covers essential domains like perception, learning, memory, decision making, consciousness, and language, with a strong focus on current research and advancements. Students gain practical experience in planning and programming neurocognitive experiments. They also learn to conduct experiments using tools such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), electroencephalography (EEG), and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). Additionally, the program emphasizes the statistical analysis of experimental data, ensuring students are well-prepared for the field.

Program Information

Study Location Berlin
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 311 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
24.04.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

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Language Requirements

CEFR B1
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Proficiency in English (level B1 CEFR or equivalent) is required.

Qualification Requirements

The admissions requirement for the Master’s program is a first university degree in one of the following programs or the equivalent degree from a German higher education institution or one outside Germany: Bachelor program in: Chemistry of the Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 10 credit points (CP) in mathematics and at least 8 CP in physics Physics of the Department of Physics at the Freie Universität Berlin Geological Sciences of the Department of Earth Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin Meteorology of the Department of Earth Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 10 CP in mathematics Geographical Sciences of the Department of Earth Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 10 CP in mathematics Mathematics of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 20 CP in computer science, chemistry and/or physics Computer Science of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 20 CP in mathematics, chemistry and/or physics Engineering Sciences including at least 20 CP in mathematics, chemistry and/or physics Proficiency in English (level B1 CEFR or equivalent) is required. German proficiency is not a prerequisite for this program, however students without German knowledge may experience difficulties depending on their individual background and on their choice of Specialization area. We therefore strongly recommend a Pre-semester German course of the Language Centre of Freie Universität Berlin for interested students with limited or no German knowledge.

Document Requirements

graduation certificate (if you have completed your studies) If you are applying for a higher subject-specific semester, this document is stringently required. official current transcript of records official transcript of records for the master’s program and a current certificate of enrollment if applicable, current certificate of enrollment official translations of all certificates if issued in any language other than German or English proof of English knowledge if applicable, additional study-related skills

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