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Graduate Admissions

Teaching

We offer a variety of theoretical and skills-based training to support our wide range of topics and streams of research. A personalised training programme will be agreed for each incoming student in the first few weeks of the degree period. This will cover an agreed timetable of attendance at the various seminars, the research project planned, and the formal review points throughout the degree.

One to one supervision

Varies, but as a minimum will entail weekly sessions with supervisor.

The University of Cambridge publishes an annual Code of Practice which sets out the University’s expectations regarding supervision.

Seminars & classes

Students are expected to attend the graduate seminar series and all other formal talks at the unit, as a minimum. We offer a variety of theoretical and skills-based training to support our wide range of topics and streams of research. A personalised training programme will be agreed for each incoming student in the first few weeks of the degree period. This will cover an agreed timetable of attendance at the various seminars, the research project planned, and the formal review points throughout the degree.

Practicals

Varies, depending on topic

Small group teaching

Varies, depending on topic

Feedback

Continuous assessment and supervision. Students can expect to receive an online feedback report each term.

Assessment

Thesis

Examined by thesis (20,000 words), with an oral viva to review.

 

Other

We offer a variety of theoretical and skills-based training to support our wide range of topics and streams of research. A personalised training programme will be agreed for each incoming student in the first few weeks of the degree period. This will cover an agreed timetable of attendance at the various seminars, the research project planned, and the formal review points throughout the degree.

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Key Information


12 months full-time

2 years part-time

Master of Philosophy

MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Enquiries

Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Michaelmas 2019

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
June 28, 2019
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Dec. 5, 2018
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 10, 2018

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