MSc Psychology: Neuropsychology

Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

Program Description

MSc Psychology: Neuropsychology

Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience

The specialisation Neuropsychology is focused on cognition, brain and behaviour in health and disease. Emphasis is on the cognitive as well as affective functions, general intellectual abilities and bio-psychological mechanism in children, adolescents and adults. Both theoretical and applied questions are addressed to neural, cognitive, medical and psychological/psychosocial factors.

Programme Objective

The programme aspires to provide sound theoretical knowledge and insights, to acquire methodological and statistical skills and the practical experience which is necessary to pursue either a clinical or a research career in the broad domain of Neuropsychology.

Programme Outline

Coure courses:

  • Brain Damage
  • Behavioural Disorders
  • Arousal and Attention
  • Aging

Practicals:

  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Arousal, Attention and Ageing

Research or clinical internship and master's thesis

Links with Research

Research projects can be performed in four areas: ‘cognitive development and child neuropsychology’, ‘cognitive aging’, ‘cognitive and behavioural dysfunction’ (including various neurological and (neuro) psychiatric disorders), ‘drugs, hormones, cognition and performance’. The institute has many clinical as well as neuroimaging facilities, biopsychological laboratories and large cross sectional and longitudinal sets of healthy children and adults.

Career Focus

Careers are possible in a wide range of settings; universities, research institutes, clinical settings, hospitals and rehabilitation centres, the pharmaceutical industry, schools and educational institutions. Activities may vary from diagnosis, treatment, clinical or educational research, neuroscientific research, measurement of performance in labour-related settings and industry.

Admission Requirements

see websitewww.maastrichtuniversity.nl/fpn/masters


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Last updated July 27, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 1, 2016
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
1,951 EUR
Information
Deadline
Request Info
or Apr. 30, 2016 for non-EU/EEA students
Start date Sept. 1, 2016
Place
Netherlands Maastricht
Application deadline Request Info
or Apr. 30, 2016 for non-EU/EEA students
End date Aug. 31, 2017
Duration 1 year
Price 1,951 EUR
per year; €14000 for non-EU/EEA students