Cognitive Neuroscience of Language


Cognitive Neuroscience arises from coordinating efforts in such different areas as cognitive psychology, neuroscience, linguistics and clinical neuropsychology, with technological advances in the fields of neuroimaging and computing. This interdisciplinary venture aims to discover the brain mechanisms that underlie psychological processes such as language.

One of the aims of this graduate program is to train interdisciplinary researchers in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, to further advance and transfer this knowledge to the areas of Health and Education.

The Master's program is aimed at university graduates with different degrees who are interested in the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language. The duration of the program is one academic year with 60 ECTS credits. The students will develop research skills through the mentorship of experts and by completing internships and the Master Research Project at the end of the program.

It is mandatory to participate in the previous application process run by BCBL. For further information about application components and deadlines, please check the following link:

Qualification level

This qualification is recognised at level 3 in the Spanish Framework of Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), according to Royal Decree 22/2015 of 23rd January 2015 (BOE Spanish Official Gazette 07/02/2015).

This is a research-oriented master that can be considered the previous step to doctorate studies