The CBU postgraduate community is truly diverse and international. We typically host between 40 and 50 postgraduate students at any one time and applications are invited from individuals wishing to pursue research in areas covered by any of our research programmes. Our approaches include experimental cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, computational modelling and neuroimaging using MRI, MEG, and EEG.
For anyone wishing to embark upon postgraduate study beginning October 2021, the application portal opens 2 September 2020, with the submission deadline matching the major funding deadlines as follows:
- 9 October 2020 for candidates wishing to be considered for Gates USA funding
- 3 December 2020 for all other candidates
Please be aware that the dates advertised on the system may not match the above dates.
You can find out which researchers are taking students this coming academic year by looking at our Student Recruitment Poster
To find out more about our current research and our programme leaders, please visit our research programmes page. If you are interested in pursuing research with any of our researchers, we highly recommend that you email them to find out more about their ongoing research and opportunities in their groups. You can also read a student testimonial here.
All students will be registered as members of the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge and additionally a Cambridge college. They will have full use of University of Cambridge facilities as well as those of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit.
How to apply?
For information about how to apply for postgraduate study at the CBU, please visit the following page which has detailed information about the application procedure: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/studentships/how-to-apply/
If you require any further help or information related to studentships then please get in touch with amy.cook @ mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk (without the spaces) who is our Postgraduate Student Administrator.