Postgraduate study

The School of Experimental Psychology offers cutting-edge Diploma, Masters and PhD programmes covering clinical and applied neuropsychology, with an international reputation for excellence in each.

Our programmes

  • Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

    MSc Clinical Neuropsychology

    Combines our academic excellence with the experience, knowledge, and skill of the Department of Neuropsychology at North Bristol NHS Trust to provide the knowledge dimension of the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology to trained Clinical Psychologists. The degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

    1 year full-time course or 2 years part-time


  • MSc in Neuropsychology

    An opportunity to specialise in theoretical and practical aspects of neuropsychology - providing an integrated understanding of brain function, clinical neuropsychology, and neuropsychological techniques.

    1 year full-time

  • PhD/MSc by Research Experimental Psychology

    Be part of a vibrant postgraduate community and world-class department and contribute to our international research reputation in: cognitive processes; brain, behaviour and health; and decision-making and rationality

    MSc: 1 year full-time. PhD: 3 years full-time. Part time equivalents available.



  • MSc in Applied Neuropsychology

    We collaborate with the Department of Neuropsychology at the North Bristol NHS Trust to provide you with training in clinical and theoretical neuropsychology. A substantial proportion of the course is taught by NHS clinicians, which results in an authentic reflection of clinical practices and issues.

    1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

  • Diploma in Applied Neuropsychology(UK and Overseas based study options)

    Provides the same taught content as the Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology and is aimed at people seeking to further their understanding in clinical neuropsychology or wishing to engage in continued professional development while working in a clinical setting. This programme is also available as a full distance learning course.

    1 year full-time course or 2 years part-time

  • MSc in Research Methods in Psychology

    Theoretical and practical grounding in psychological research techniques for a PhD in experimental psychology or application in fields such as industry or education.

    1 year full-time



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