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This MSc is designed to train internal students or external professionals in various aspects of science underpinning clinical paediatric neuropsychology practice, and is suitable for outstanding psychology post-graduates who are not yet qualified clinical or educational psychologists but are motivated to study paediatric neuropsychology at this stage of their career. What and how will I learn? Students develop an understanding of the techniques, methods and contemporary findings of developmental cognitive neuroscience and are trained to interpret clinical case presentations within the context of the latest scientific findings of developmental brain-behaviour relationships. They gain knowledge of professional, ethical and service delivery issues in assessment and rehabilitative work. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of eight core courses (120 credits) and a research project (60 credits). Core Modules Introduction to Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Professional Issues for Paediatric Neuropsychologists Development of Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Neural Systems Developmental Disorders and Neuropsychological Profiles Infant and Neurodevelopmental Assessment Assessment of Neuropsychological Disorders & Functional Implications Rehabilitative Practice in Educational and Specialist Settings Advanced Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Dissertationreport All students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a substantial report and an oral presentation. Options All courses are compulsory. Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.ukneuropsychApplied-route The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, group seminars, video demonstrations and directed self-study time (reading, essay writing, seminar preparations). Assessment is by two extended essays of up to 5000 words each, six longer unseen written examinations, and the dissertation examined by viva-voce. Why should I study this degree at UCL? This programme covers all key areas of the syllabus recommended by the BPS Division of Neuropsychology and draws on the wealth of specialist expertise in neuropsychology within Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, the UCL Institute of Child Health and other related neuroscience and psychology departments within UCL. We also invite many external speakers who are international experts within their area of specialism. The UCL Institute of Child Health has a very close relationship with the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and much of its research and teaching is carried out on a joint basis. Your future career This programme provides two of the three elements necessary to qualify as Clinical Paediatric Neuropsychologists as recognised by the British Psychological Society. First career destinations of recent graduates include: Imperial College, University of London: Researcher Ebenezer School for the Visually Impaired: Occupational Therapist Entry Requirements First degree in psychology equivalent to BPS accredited honours degree or BPS conversion diploma. Students must obtain the BPS graduate basis for chartered membership (GBC). It is the responsibility of the student to obtain GBC before accepting a place on the programme. How to apply The closing date for applications is 31 March for the year of entry, but students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Students applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Who can apply? This route is suitable for post-graduates or external professionals who wish to pursue a research career in paediatric neuropsychology or to obtain a scientific knowledge in the underpinning knowledge of clinical paediatric neuropsychology prior to seeking qualifications that would enable them to pursue the Practitioner Full Member Qualification (PFMQ). RAE Rating Institute of Child Healt
This MSc is designed to train internal students or external professionals in various aspects of science underpinning clinical paediatric neuropsychology practice, and is suitable for outstanding psychology post-graduates who are not yet qualified clinical or educational psychologists but are motivated to study paediatric neuropsychology at this stage of their career. What and how will I learn? Students develop an understanding of the techniques, methods and contemporary findings of develop...