M.Sc. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

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Structure of the studies

The four-semester master program consists of ten modules and a Master's thesis for a total of 120 credit points (ECTS). The program is divided into two stages: Lectures and Research, corresponding to the two years of the program.  

During the first year, the Lecture stage, the students are expected to complete several courses which cover all three focuses of the program. These courses deepen the general theoretical and empirical foundations of the focuses while also developing general methodological skills.

In the Research stage the students will have an opportunity to gain in-depth training in their chosen specialization of neuroscience thereby allowing the students to develop the skills required for them to perform research at a highly competitive level. In the second year of the program, the class schedule is reduced to a week of class or one or two sessions a semester.  

The structure of the Master's program is presented below. 


More detailed information regarding each module is available by clicking the respective  button.

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4