Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology

The content of this course focuses on the normal and abnormal changes that occur in the human brain from childhood through to old age. Key topics include rare cognitive neuropsychological disorders and relatively common clinical and neurodegenerative disorders.The course is taught by staff members who conduct cutting-edge research in these fields and by professionals in educational psychology, clinical psychology and neuropsychology. You'll have the opportunity to apply for a placement at one of two long established progressive specialist neurological care and rehabilitation facilities where you'll gain valuable clinical experience. If you're more interested in research, internal placements working with a member of staff in the Psychology Research Group will be offered as part of the course. Through the study of normal and abnormal patterns of development across the lifespan this course provides a fascinating programme of study if you're wishing to become a researcher in this area and/or are seeking further professional development by gaining a unique and relevant qualification in an increasingly difficult job market.

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:1 or above or equivalent in psychology. Those with less standard/traditional qualifications and relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above

Course modules

Year 1, core units: Ageing & Neurodegenerative Disorders - Advanced Research Methods - Clinical & Cognitive Neuropsychology - Neurodevelopmental Disorders - Advanced Statistics - Key Transferable Skills: Presentation & Scientific Writing - Research Project.

Taught units are currently timetabled for Wednesdays and Thursdays to enable effective, practical learning. Please take this into account when you pre-plan and schedule other activities (eg varsity sports) and commitments such as work placements.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Talbot Campus Poole BH12 5BB South West

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