Master in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology

University of Padova

Program Description

Master in Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology

University of Padova

Course description

The program of the two-year MSc is designed to offer a training in a specialized area of psychology and aims to be recognized as a high-level qualification for academic and professional purposes at international level.

The course units range from psychology, neurology and psychiatry and their clinical applications (in collaboration with the Departments of Neuroscience and Medicine).

The whole degree is strongly focused on laboratories- equipped with instruments such as TMS, tDCS, GEODESIC software – which allow our students’ theoretical learning to be integrated with the use of this technology to the purpose of enhancing their practical skills too.

Our aim is to offer our students a multilevel approach to their studies within an international perspective.

Course structure

Course units

  • Advanced Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience
  • Affective Neuroscience and Psychopathology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Neurolinguistics and Aphasiology
  • Neurology
  • New concepts in Cognitive Psychology
  • New trends in Neuroscience
  • Principles of Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging Techniques
  • Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology

Laboratories

  • Clinical neuropsychology assessment
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Electroencephalography recording and analyzing
  • Forensic Neuroscience
  • Kinematical recordings of movement
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation
  • Psychophysiological assessment

Career opportunities

The MSc represents a great starting point to continue with Ph.D. studies, particularly in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience. At the same time, our graduates will also be prepared to pursue a professional training and career in Clinical Neuropsychology or a related discipline. They will have various employment opportunities especially within the emerging fields of psychology. One example? Designing cognitive tests through neuroimaging, electrophysiology and brain stimulation.

Entry requirements

The MSc has a restricted number of places:

  • 30 for EU citizens.
  • 8 for non-EU citizens residing abroad (2 places are reserved for Chinese students joining the Marco Polo Project).

Admission requirements are:

  • first-cycle degree (BA/BSc) in Psychology in Italy or a BA/BSc degree equal to a first-cycle degree (BA/BSc) in Psychology in Italy.
  • B2 level of English.

Candidates will be further assessed on their:

  • CV and motivational letter.
  • Letters of recommendation.

The Board may also invite candidates to take a Skype interview.

Non-EU candidates residing abroad must present their pre-enrolment application at the Italian Embassy of their country.

Language requirements

B2 (other certifications could be accepted, provided they correspond to a B2 level. All the information on this issue could be found in the admission notice).

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 16, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
2,597 EUR
For academic year 2017/18: EUR 2.597
Information
Deadline
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28th February 2018 (early selection for candidates with a foreign degree).
Locations
Italy - Padua, Veneto
Start date : Oct. 2019
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28th February 2018 (early selection for candidates with a foreign degree).
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Dates
Oct. 2019
Italy - Padua, Veneto
Application deadline Request Info
28th February 2018 (early selection for candidates with a foreign degree).
End date Request Info