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.

Taught Programmes - Clinical/Applied programmes

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. The exact same taught content is also provided to qualified Clinical Psychologists wishing to specialise in Clinical Neuropsychology. This degree also includes weekly tutorials with qualified Clinical Psychologists and Neuropsychologists.  

One year full-time, two years part-time

 

PG Diploma in Applied Neuropsychology

Provides the same taught content as our 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. 80% of the Taught content is provided by experienced Clinicians working in the National Health Service.  This programme is also available as a full distance learning course.

One year full-time, two years part-time

 

PG Diploma in Applied Neuropsychology (E-Learning)

(For students resident overseas only)
Provides the same taught content as our Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology and is aimed at student residing overseas seeking to further their understanding in clinical neuropsychology or wishing to engage in continued professional development while working in a clinical setting.  80% of the Taught content is provided by experienced Clinicians working in the National Health Service in the UK.

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MSc Clinical Neuropsychology

Like our Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology, this MSc delivers the Knowledge Dimension of the adult Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology to trained Clinical Psychologists. However, this MSc also delivers the Adult Practice Dimension of the British Psychological Society Division of Neuropsychology, providing a gateway to entry onto the Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists as equivalent to the QiCN.  It offers support towards the submission of your QiCN case portfolio.  In a conventional MSc there is a research project. On this degree, the research component is replaced by training towards the Adult Practice Dimension.  

 

PG Diploma in Clinical Neuropsychology

This programme delivers the Knowledge Dimension of the adult Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology to trained Clinical Psychologists.  It combines our academic excellence with the experience, knowledge, and skill of the Department of Neuropsychology at North Bristol NHS Trust. The degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

One year full-time, two years part-time

 

PG Diploma Theoretical and Practical Clinical Neuropsychology * New *

Delivers the Knowledge and Practice Dimension of the British Psychological Society Division of Neuropsychology, providing a gateway to entry onto the Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists as equivalent to the QiCN. It builds on the content of a prior DClinPsych which, in conjunction with this programme, covers the equivalent to the entire BPS QiCN curriculum requirements for the adult syllabus.

Two years part-time

 

PG Certificate Clinical Neuropsychology Practice

* New *

Delivers the Practice Dimension of the British Psychological Society Division of Neuropsychology, providing a gateway to entry onto the Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists as equivalent to the QiCN.  It offers support towards the submission of your QiCN case portfolio. 

Please note that the certificate provides support to either the Paediatric or Adult Practice Dimension.  Applicants wishing to take the paediatric version must possess the Paediatric QiCN Knowledge Dimension.

One year full-time, two years part-time 

Taught Programmes - Conversion programmes

MSc Experimental Psychology (Conversion) * New *

This programme trains graduates with a nonpsychology background in the theories of cognition, brain and behaviour, and the experimental research methods used to develop and test such theories. The degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society.

One year full-time

Research Programmes

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 processesbrain, behaviour and health; and decision-making and rationality.

MSc: One year full-time or part-time equivalent
PhD: Three years full-time or part-time equivalent

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