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Master’s Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts

Integration of neuroscience with educational sciences
Master’s Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts

Master’s Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts

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Degree:Master’s Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts

Type of degree: Master’s Degree

Learning center:School of Languages and Education

Total Credits 60 credits .
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year

Duration: 1 year. From October to June

Type of Teaching: Class attendance

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The Master’s Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts entails the integration of neuroscience with educational sciences

The students will acquire broad and advanced knowledge on the cognitive, emotional and behavioral processes from the viewpoint of neuroscience. In addition, they can complement their education by participating in the actions derived from the Nebrija Santander Chair in Executive Intelligence and Education, directed by José Antonio Marina, as well as collaborating with different initiatives derived from the research of the Centro de Investigación Nebrija en Cognición– CINC, directed by Jon Andoni Duñabeitia.

Why study the Master’s Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts

Training and research

The program provides not only the training necessary for teaching but also for research activities.

Increase your knowledge in cognition

Broaden your education with advanced knowledge on the cognitive, emotional and behavioral processes from a neuroscience viewpoint.

Curriculum


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All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
Students must take 60 credits

Curriculum 60 ECTS

  • First Semester
  • 4 ECTS | Brain and learning
  • 4 ECTS | Cognitive processes and education
  • 4 ECTS | Neuroscience applied to education
  • 4 ECTS | Emotion and education
  • 4 ECTS | Executive functions, perceptive processes and attention
  • 4 ECTS | Neuropsychology of memory
  • 6 ECTS | Educational research
  • Second Semester
  • 4 ECTS | Cognition and language
  • 4 ECTS | Evaluation of cognitive processes
  • 4 ECTS | Seminars: current perspectives in education and neurosciences
  • 6 ECTS | Research design and data analysis in Education
  • 12 ECTS | Final Research Project


The Antonio Nebrija University promotes both student and teaching staff mobility, considering it an important facet in academic and personal development, while offering students and professors the opportunity to obtain an intercultural perspective and, as a consequence, higher quality in their teaching experience.

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Graduates of the Master's Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts will be able to perform their role:

  • As members of research groups, including those of the School of Languages and Education.
  • In the formal educational field, designing and implementing scientifically-based educational innovation programs for the improvement of teaching and learning processes, attention to individual difference and diversity in the classroom, the adequate emotional development of the student and, at the same time, the greater effectiveness of the educational task.
  • Both in the school environment and outside of it, complementing the training received by teachers, professors and social educators for their work, and to attend to diversity in early childhood, primary, secondary and special education centers, centers with social education programs and centers with vocational training modules.
  • Advising educational guidance teams and guidance and tutoring services on diagnoses and measures to be implemented in the case of certain learning difficulties or special educational needs, behavior problems, emotional development problems, etc.
  • Carrying out advisory, evaluation or intervention functions, both in public institutions (such as city halls, councils, social services) and private institutions.
  • In the editorial field, carrying out, or where appropriate advising on, the design of educational materials, so that they conform to the bases of neuroscience and cognitive psychology studied and promote the correct development of cognitive processes and executive functions, adequate emotional development, etc.
  • As it is a research-oriented Master's degree, it is essential to take into account that graduates will be able to be part of the CEDI research group (Research Group in Cognition, Education and Individual Differences), whose main research activity deals with the psychoeducational aspects that determine the different Cognitive profiles of students of different educational levels, attending to four basic psychological processes: attention, memory, emotion and perception. The research profile of members of the CEDI Group is multidisciplinary, and includes professionals from the field of education and pedagogy, psychology and cognitive neuroscience with a solid scientific background. The CEDI Group currently leads a series of research projects in the field of Education and Cognition to which we will refer when describing the scientific experience of the teaching team of the School of Languages and Education.

"Contribuimos a la sociedad si formamos ciudadanos plurilingües y pluriculturales, capaces de transmitir y enseñar lo que son y lo que saben mediante metodologías innovadoras, con un sentido artístico, creativo y crítico de la vida"
"We contribute to society if we form multilingual and pluricultural citizens, capable of transmitting and teaching what they are and what they know through innovative methodologies, with an artistic, creative and critical sense of life"
Susana Martín Decana de la facultad
Susana Martín Dean of the School
Susana Martín
Facultad de Educación y Artes
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Master's Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts

The Master's Degree in Cognition and Emotion in Educational Contexts consists of the integration of neuroscience into education sciences. Students will acquire broad and advanced knowledge about cognitive, emotional and behavioral processes from the perspective of neuroscience.

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