University of Glasgow: Clinical Neuropsychology

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Medicine
Web www.glasgow.ac.uk/
Email Anne.Lambie@glasgow.ac.uk
Telephone 0141 330 4515
Study type Taught

Summary

This Masters programme in Clinical Neuropsychology is designed for those who are eligible for registration in the UK's Health Professions Council as a clinical psychologist.

**Academic contact: Anne.Lambie@glasgow.ac.uk
Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow
September start
MSc (Med Sci): 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time**

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

The Clinical Neuropsychology programme has been developed in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland and offers specialist knowledge for clinical psychologists and other healthcare professionals working in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Why study Neuropsychology at the University of Glasgow? The programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society Division of Neuropsychology and provides the underpinning knowledge component of the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QiCN).

The University has a strong tradition of research in clinical neuroscience and clinical neuropsychology.

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**

The majority of students on this programme are clinical psychologists working in the NHS and most complete their programme working part-time over two years, although a small number complete all the teaching blocks in one year.
All our lectures are given by subject specialists, including clinical academics at the University as well as many other specialists from around the UK and occasionally internationally.
You will take a total of eight courses, arranged into blocks of teaching. Each teaching block lasts two weeks and covers two courses.

**Courses**
- Context and perspectives in clinical neuropsychology

- Professional issues and research methods

- Neuroscience

- Epilepsy, seizure and sleep disorders

- Acquired brain injury and disorders of memory, attention and executive functioning

- Degenerative conditions

- Stroke and disorders of perception, language, praxis and calculation

- Paediatric neurology and neuropsychology.

Plus a research project for MSc students.

**Programme alteration or discontinuation**
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.
www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/

MSc (MedSci)

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