Masters Programs in Neuropsychology

Compare 9 Masters Programs in Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology

A masters degree in neuropsychology teaches students on methods of designing and conducting clinical research, studying psychotherapy as well as imparting counseling techniques to students. For some universities offering the program, classes that teach students on the brain anatomy and function as well as the diagnosing problems in mood, memory and personality disorders may be taught. For all the classes, extensive practical lessons are encouraged to give the student the hands-on experience that will prepare the student for the real world.

A masters degree in neuropsychology prepares students to take up careers as: medical researchers, teachers and as counselors. These jobs are available in government agencies, private practices and research laboratories. Neuropsychology is a branch of psychology and focuses on the relationship between the brain and human behavior. Therefore, the students are expected to have a deep understanding of the brain function and anatomy. Observation of people and conducting research on various research questions is the most preferred way of learning human behaviors and finding solutions to identified problems.

Clinical experience is often mandatory before students graduate from this masters program. The program takes either two or three years for completion depending on if one is studying full time or part time. On clinical practice, the students often work with patients who have suffered brain injuries. Since the program is highly specialized, a masters degree is the minimum requirement before they can venture into the field.

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Master's Degree In General Psychology And Health Own Master Of Therapeutic Specialization (double Degree)

Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE
Campus Full time 28 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in Psychology General Health is aimed at those graduates and graduates in psychology who wish to acquire the skills assessment, diagnosis and intervention in the field of health psychology and who wish to do so from a plural perspective that takes into account different approaches empirically contrasted . [+]

Masters in Neuropsychology. Master's Degree in Psychology General Health and Therapeutics Own Specialization Master (Dual Degree) The Master in Psychology General Health is aimed at those graduates and graduates in psychology who wish to acquire the skills assessment, diagnosis and intervention in the field of health psychology and who wish to do so from a plural perspective that takes into account different approaches empirically contrasted . This plural formation in the main theoretical approaches to psychology provide students with a comprehensive, global and integrated to addressing and intervene in the area of ​​clinical psychology and health training. In the second course, the Master offers a wide range of electives allowing students to choose a learning path that will enable not only finish the Masters in Health General Psychology, but also specialize in an area of ​​clinical intervention and get an Own Master Specialization Therapeutics. The Universidad Pontificia Comillas has a long history in the training of psychologists. Our Master combines the rigor and academic quality with emphasis on practical learning, reflected in both the methodology of the classes and the quality of practices. Admission ADMISSION PROFILE The Master is aimed at those graduates and graduates in psychology who wish to acquire the skills assessment, diagnosis and intervention in the field of health psychology and who wish to do so from a plural theoretical perspective that takes into account different approaches empirically contrasted. The recommended entry profile is that of a person interested in acquiring knowledge about human beings, their individual... [-]

Master In Clinical Educational Psychology And Institutional

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus Full time 450 hours March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

Technical visits to even closer the reality of post-graduate student of the area where you want to act. Exchange with classicists entities, public authorities, schools, Institutional Intervention Project. Career advice (coaching): at the end of the course, tracing goals and preparing students for professional growth. [+]

Differentials Course Technical visits to even closer the reality of post-graduate student of the area where you want to act. Exchange with classicists entities, public authorities, schools, Institutional Intervention Project. Career advice (coaching): at the end of the course, tracing goals and preparing students for professional growth. Goals GENERAL OBJECTIVE The objective of this course is to qualify the educational psychology professional so you can plan and engage in learning problems in clinical and institutional perspective SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES Train new experts within the psychopedagogical action in the institution, larger discussions about the nature of the subject of the learning process, considering all the protagonists of educational activity (students, teachers, parents, coaches and school institutions directors); Provide theoretical and practical basis for performing diagnostic and development work strategies in addressing learning problems in the institutional context; Differentiate critically inadequacies related to school, family and / or social contexts as stakeholders in the process psychopedagogic TARGET AUDIENCE Pedagogues, teachers, psychologists, audiologists. METHODOLOGY Will be used according to the nature and desirability of each subject, various methods such as case studies; games and simulations; conferences; lectures; seminars; directed studies; group work; practical classes in schools; debates; development of institutional intervention projects, workshops, participation in events. [-]

Master Of Science In Psychology Of Cognitive Processes With The Université Lille 3 / France

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Caserta France Lille + 2 more

Starting in the. 2015-16, the CdLM in Psychology of cognitive processes will include a first-year unit path and the opportunity to choose, on enrollment to the second year, for the international path "Cognitive Psychology and Psychophisiology". [+]

Masters in Neuropsychology. Starting in the. 2015-16, the CdLM in Psychology of cognitive processes will include a first-year unit path and the opportunity to choose, on enrollment to the second year, for the international path "Cognitive Psychology and Psychophisiology". As part of this process can be achieved, according to the Curriculum for a restricted number of students selected studies, the CV and the general level of knowledge of English, the double title at the SUN and at Université Lille 3: Degree Degree in Psychology of Cognitive Processes / Master Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Mention Psychologie, Spécialité "Psychologie des Sciences et Processus Neurocognitifs Affectives. EDUCATIONAL GOALS The path of "Cognitive Psychology and Psychophisiology" will offer specifically: methodological and technical skills in experimental research on the mechanisms underlying normal and pathological cognitive functioning; methodological and technical skills in the field of human resource management, evaluation and ergonomic design, environmental psychophysiology. Psychologist graduated from the Master of Science in Psychology of Cognitive Processes can play a freelancer or find employment in public and private institutions providing health and social services in the context of aging, the psychological and social distress, the enabling and cognitive rehabilitation, addiction, the question of development and disability. Psychologist graduated from the Master of Science in Psychology of Cognitive Processes can play a freelancer or find employment in public and private institutions of school-education. He will play a researcher and technical degree in all public or private institutions that deal with research in the field of normal and pathological... [-]

Master in Brain and Cognition

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona + 1 more

The core of the master's programme is composed of the research groups at UPF's Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC). These groups are directed by renowned scientists in areas such as computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, vision, multisensory perception, human development and comparative cognition. Students will thus be exposed to the ongoing research projects at the CBC and will be integrated in one of its... [+]

Master in Brain and Cognition One of the greatest challenges in science is to explain the human mind. Thanks to the advent of revolutionary brain research methods, great progress in behavioural research techniques and the incredible inventiveness of many researchers, cognitive and neural sciences are finding ways to better approach this problem. The master's programme in Brain and Cognition will guide students through the latest and most exciting findings brought about by the interaction between cognitive research and brain research, furnishing them with the theoretical and practical means to actively participate in this exciting enterprise. The core of the master's programme is composed of the research groups at UPF's Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC). These groups are directed by renowned scientists in areas such as computational neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, vision, multisensory perception, human development and comparative cognition. Students will thus be exposed to the ongoing research projects at the CBC and will be integrated in one of its main research lines, where they will conduct original research for their final project. Objectives The aim of this master's programme is to offer research-oriented training in various fundamental domains of cognitive neuroscience. The programme faculty's main objective is to provide students with the training they need to understand how a scientific question becomes a topic of experimental research in cognitive neuroscience and how they could carry out this research. Who is it for? The master's programme will be of interest to psychologists, philosophers, MDs, biologists, linguists, mathematicians or physicists seeking... [-]

Master in Cognitive Neuropsychology (research)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Master’s in Cognitive Neuropsychology is a two-year Research Master’s programme that operates on the cutting edges between cognitive psychology... [+]

Master in Cognitive Neuropsychology (research)

 

The Master’s in Cognitive Neuropsychology is a two-year Research Master’s programme that operates on the cutting edges between cognitive psychology and clinical neuropsychology. While cognitive psychology is geared towards general theories of brain function, neuropsychology focuses on individual patients with brain damage, whose condition can often provide us with new insights into how the human brain works. Combining these two approaches into one Master’s programme is unique in the Netherlands.

 

 

The programme in a nutshell

The Master’s in Cognitive Neuropsychology is a two-year research Master’s programme, combining in-depth courses about cognitive function in the general and clinical populations with broad-based general and neuroscientific research skills.Features of the curriculum include:... [-]


Master in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Bath

The MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. [+]

Master in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology

 

The MSc in Principles of Applied Neuropsychology examines the uses of neuropsychology in the clinical world. Studying the way the brain works is crucial to psychology and the understanding of human behaviour. Neuropsychology is central to the debate about the spark of individuality each human shows. This course looks at social cognition and affective neuroscience, as well as studying the emerging field of the neuropsychology of psychopathology.The course is an employability-centred extension to an undergraduate psychology degree. It is focused on Neuropsychology, but is suitable for any student interested in preparing for an eventual career as a professional psychologist.... [-]


Research Master in Cognitive & Clinical Neuroscience: Neuroeconomics

Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Campus Full time Netherlands

Neuroeconomics is a truly interdisciplinary endeavour aiming at understanding human individual and social decision making by investigating their neuronal basis and underlying psychological processes. [+]

Research Master (MSc) in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

 

The research master’s (Master of Science) programme in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience is a two-year programme that offers five specialisations. The five specialisations are: Cognitive Neuroscience, Fundamental Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Psychopathology and Neuroeconomics. This interfacultary programme (Psychology; Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Business and Economics)  is designed for excellent students who want to continue their studies at a graduate school that prepares them for a career in the field of research. The programme is internationally oriented and all courses are given in English.... [-]


Research Master in Cognitive & Clinical Neuroscience: Neuropsychology

Maastricht University, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Research Master in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience -Specialized in Neuropsychology focuses on understanding cognitive (memory, perception, planning, attention, psycho-motor functions) and ... [+]

Research Master (MSc) in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience

 

The research master’s (Master of Science) programme in Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience is a two-year programme that offers five specialisations. The five specialisations are: Cognitive Neuroscience, Fundamental Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Psychopathology and Neuroeconomics. This interfacultary programme (Psychology; Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Business and Economics)  is designed for excellent students who want to continue their studies at a graduate school that prepares them for a career in the field of research. The programme is internationally oriented and all courses are given in English.... [-]


Master in Neuropsychology

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The School of Psychology is dedicated to producing research of the highest quality which both informs our understanding of basic human mental processes and addresses issues important in society today. Research in the School is organised around three themes with all staff and postgraduates primarily affiliated with one theme. [+]

Master in Neuropsychology

Research Degrees Sc, MPhil, MRes, PhD

Background

The School of Psychology is dedicated to producing research of the highest quality which both informs our understanding of basic human mental processes and addresses issues important in society today. Research in the School is organised around three themes with all staff and postgraduates primarily affiliated with one theme. There are also a number of specific interest groups within each theme. Cognition Perception and Attention Social Cognition

Our Research

Cognition Research in the Cognition theme explores processes such as attention, language and memory. There is a particular focus on how cognition and emotion are influenced by lifespan development and neuropsychological conditions. Recent projects have been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Leverhulme Trust. The theme leader is Prof Louise Phillips and other members include Dr Rebecca Bull, Dr Sandie Cleland, Prof John Crawford, Dr Judith Hosie, Dr Kathryn Mearns, Dr David Pearson and Dr Gillian Slessor. Perception and Attention Research in the Perception and Attention theme explores the relationship between perception and physical parameters of the environment in healthy and clinical populations, using a wide range of behavioural and electrophysiological techniques. Our research activities are funded by various Medical Charities and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). The theme leader is Prof Arash Sahraie and other members include Dr Rachael Bannerman, Dr Philip Benson, Dr David Carey, Dr Amelia Hunt, Dr Jasna Martinovic, Prof Peter McGeorge, Dr... [-]