We host 20-30 graduate students at any time and applications are invited from prospective PhD students wishing to pursue research in areas covered by any of our research programmes. Our approaches include experimental cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, computational modeling and neuroimaging using MRI, MEG, and EEG.

To find out more about our current research and our programme leaders, please visit our research programmes page. Feel free to email any of the researchers to find out more about their programmes and research opportunities in their groups. Read a student testimonial here.

All students are registered as members of the Graduate School of Life Sciences at the University of Cambridge. They are members of a college and have full use of University facilities as well as those of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.

Our 2015 /16 student recruitment poster is available here.

MRC Funded PhD for October 2016

We currently have the opportunity to offer an MRC PhD position. Please click here to read the full project proposals. Information on eligibility for MRC funding and how to apply is below

How to apply?

For information about how to apply for postgraduate studies at the Unit, please visit the page below which has extensive information about the application procedure.

If you require any help or information related to studentships then please get in touch with Amy Roberts who is the Graduate Student Administrator.