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A Master’s degree in Neuropsychology is concerned with various psychiatric and neurological conditions such as strokes, brain injury, schizophrenia, substance abuse or dementia. Graduates will be able to diagnose and treat emotional, behavioural and cognitive issues that are caused by brain dysfunction.
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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.... [-]