A course with diverse modules, focusing on the normal and abnormal changes that occur in the human brain from childhood through to adulthood through to old age. Why study MSc Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology at BU?
- Benefit from the expert knowledge of our academics who conduct cutting-edge research in rare cognitive neuropsychological disorders as well as more common clinical and neuropsychological conditions
- Study a variety of modules ranging from diagnostic assessments and treatments of patients with brain injury to units on neural and cognitive development in childhood, including atypical developments like dyslexia, autism and ADHD
- Learn transferable skills such as interpreting, presenting and writing research as well as writing specific research and grant proposals
- Apply for a highly-competitive placement, which will take place in either a specialist education or clinical setting, and gain valuable experience learning from professionals working in these fields
- Gain a unique and relevant qualification if you wish to become a researcher in this area and/or seek further professional development
- Opportunity to work with the Psychology Research Group at BU, offering invaluable experience for those wanting to do PhD-level research.
Core units: Neurodevelopmental Diversity; Clinical & Cognitive Neuropsychology; Ageing & Neurodegenerative Disorders; Advanced Statistics; Advanced Research Methods; Key Transferable Skills: Presentation & Scientific Writing; Research Project. Optional: Placement
A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:1 or above, in a required subject: Psychology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Maths/Statistics. Applicants with a 2.2 will be considered if they have achieved a 2.1 in their dissertation. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9500||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9500||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9500||Year 1|
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