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Sheffield Hallam University: Clinical Cognitive Neuroscience

InstitutionSheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught


Course summary - Learn generic and specialised skills including learning brain-behaviour relation and underlying neurophysiological mechanisms and theories

  • Gain hands-on experience with various techniques including EEG, TMS, fMRI recording and analysis, IQ and other clinical psychometric assessments

Designed for graduates of psychology and other related disciplines (biomedical sciences, neuroscience, psychophysiology), this course introduces you to various topics in cognitive neuroscience, normal and abnormal development of perceptual and higher level cognitive functions across the lifespan.

How you learn

The course provides a robust academic framework across the broad spectrum of neuroscience and promotes the application of critical thinking and evaluative reasoning to the topics of study. This multifaceted learning and teaching approach allows for reflection on your own progress utilising peer and tutor feedback.

You learn through

  • lectures

  • workshops

  • E-learning

  • VLE

  • tutorials

  • practical workshops

  • visiting speakers

  • discussion boards

  • research forums

  • personal progress plans

Applied learning

Live projects

There is the possibility to gain research experience (subject to availability) such as writing a literature review, data collection and analysis by working on a research project alongside a member of academic staff. Sheffield Community Brain Injury Rehabilitation Team (SCBIRT) offers occasional visits and other learning opportunities with limited places.

Field trips

You have the opportunity to attend workshops run by experts from relevant professions and fields of work. Examples include private clinical consultants, NHS neuropsychologist, teaching staff from the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology course at the University of Sheffield and alumni from our course working in academia and the private sector.


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