M.Sc. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

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Master's Program 'Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience' at a glance

The Master's program 'Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience' or SCAN is an English Master of Science program which is offered by the department of Education and Psychology at the Freie Universität of Berlin. 

The program can be sub-divided into three focuses: Social, Cognitive and Affective neuroscience. By providing students with an opportunity to gain theoretical knowledge of all three focuses as well as methodological competency, this integrative and research-focused program aims to provide students with the skills to qualify for a career in applied research in the fields of general and neurocognitive psychology, biological psychology and social, cognitive and affective neuroscience or other related working environments. 

The SCAN MSc is a consecutive program consisting of four semesters. In total there are 10 modules worth 90 credit points and a master's thesis worth 30 credit points. Admission follows every winter semester. There is no tuition fee however the university charges administrative costs, which also cover public transportation in Berlin, which total around 250-270€ per semester