Neuropsychology MSc: This programme provides an opportunity to specialise in theoretical and practical aspects of neuropsychology. It is strongly focused on the human brain and aims to provide an integrated understanding of brain function, clinical neuropsychology, and neuropsychological techniques. It has a strong clinical component which may be of interest to those wishing to pursue a career in clinical psychology.
Core units: Autumn term: applied neuropsychology; functional neuroanatomy and neuroscience methods; general and generic research skills 1; psychological statistics; research methods: quantitative and qualitative. Spring Term: advanced psychological statistics; general and generic research skills 2; theoretical neuropsychology; imaging Spring school. Summer Term: term 3 is dedicated to a substantial research project. We offer a range of projects involving collaboration with neuropsychologists working in the NHS. Alternatively, we offer projects that allow you to explore neuropsychological issues in non-clinical populations.
Emphasis on individual learning, sometimes feeling like you are juggling a larger workload than either single honours politics or french but it comes with benefits; year abroad and breadth of study in two very good departments...more