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Applied Neuropsychology MSc (MedSci)/PgDip

Applied Neuropsychology MSc (MedSci)/PgDip

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Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MMedSci - Master of Medical Science

Subject areas

Cognitive Psychology Neuroscience / Neurobiology

Course type


Course Summary

This Masters programme in Applied Neuropsychology is designed for those who have qualified in clinical psychology overseas, and wish to continue studying mental health.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit award during this course.


  • Developed in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland and offers specialist knowledge for clinical psychologists working in the area of clinical neuropsychology.
  • Strong tradition of research in clinical neuroscience and neuropsychology, making it the perfect place to study Applied Neuropsychology.


Previous students have gained specialised senior roles in Western and Eastern European countries.

These have been in NGOs and state agencies specialising in brain injury services.

Graduates work in roles such as Senior Assistant Clinical Psychologist and Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist.

There is also the option to progress on to PhD research.


This course provides advanced understanding of the neuropathology, neurological symptoms and neuropsychology of the major degenerative conditions including, Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, fronto-temporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, HIV/AIDS, motor neurone disease, corticobasal degeneration, delirium and progressive supranuclear palsy. The course also examines the evidence in relation to approaches to cognitive screening and neuropsychological rehabilitation in the context of degenerative conditions.
Research Project

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

This programme is open to applicants who have trained in clinical psychology outside of the UK but are not registered with the UK Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist. UK-qualified clinical psychologists should apply for the MSc/PgDip in Clinical Neuropsychology. You are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more