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Principles of Applied Neuropsychology MSc

Principles of Applied Neuropsychology MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology Cognitive Psychology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. Neuropsychology is central to the debate about the spark of individuality each human shows. This course looks at brain functions as an individual and in group settings, as well as studying the neuropsychology of mental health problems.

The course is an employability-centred extension to an undergraduate Psychology degree. It is focused on neuropsychology, but is suitable for any student interested in preparing for an eventual career as a professional psychologist.

Overview

You’ll learn about the recent theories explaining how the brain allows us to cope in a busy world. You’ll learn about key concepts, such as self, and how damage to these processes can give rise to mental health problems. You’ll also study how to be an applied psychologist, focusing on the core skills expected of a practitioner of applied psychology.

How will I be taught?

Teaching includes lectures, seminars, individual tutorials, small and large group work, and neuropsychological testing experience. There will be guest speakers from relevant employers, as well as research talks from existing practitioners.

This course also have the exit awards with following course duration: PGDip full-time two trimesters (one academic year); PGDip part-time four trimesters; PGCert full-time one trimester; PGCert part-time two trimesters.

Different course options

Full time | Corsham Court | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

This module includes a neuropsychological perspective on mental health problems. It features a series of lectures on psychosis, affective disorders, fear disorders, principles of cognitive behavioural therapy, and basic pharmacology. We also look at the relationship between psychopathology and criminality. The embedded research methods deal with applications to ethics committees, and performing a systematic literature review.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for anyone with a good major Psychology degree. It’s essential that you’ve completed a Psychology dissertation. You don’t need to have studied undergraduate Neuropsychology, however, it would be beneficial to show relevant experience or plans to obtain relevant experience of work in an appropriate area.

University information

Turn your passion into your reality. Bath Spa University has a long-established reputation which dates back to 1852 and the original Bath School of Art. Based in the vibrant, World Heritage city of Bath, you’ll experience the best of both worlds: from Roman heritage to Georgian elegance, and the latest modern, specialist facilities – new buildings, well-stocked libraries and state-of-the-art technology. We pride ourselves on being a creative...more