Neuroscience and Cognition is one of 11 research Master’s programmes provided by the Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS) of Utrecht University, and confers to the rules and regulations as set by the Board of Studies of the school. The program is run in association with the University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU). 

The Master’s programme is directed by Prof. dr. J. Peter H. Burbach and coordinated and by Dr. Geert Ramakers. The more personal guidance of the Master's students is provided by the two track coordinators: Prof. Elly Hol (Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience) and Dr. Stefan van der Stigchel (Cognitive Neuroscience).

Students can also play a role in the organisation of the Master’s programme by volunteering to take on the role of a student representative.