Clinical NeuropsychologyMaster's degree

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    Clinical Neuropsychology

    About the Master’s degree

    Neuropsychology is a science applied to the study of the relationship between brain and behaviour. The practice of Clinical Neuropsychology requires specific technical postgraduate training and supervised practice of excellence. The development of Clinical Neuropsychology has been such in our country that there is an increased demand for professionals with these skills.

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    A long track record

    The University of Deusto has amply demonstrated its commitment to Neuropsychology training since the early 1990s.

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    World-class academic staff

    The Master's course boasts world-class academic staff at a national and international level, who will come to the University to give seminars to students.

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    Internships

    Internships (18 ECTS) are carried out in accredited centres and establishments under the supervision of professionals from the sector.

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    TWO MASTER’S PROGRAMMES AT THE SAME TIME

    It is possible to pursue the Master's degree simultaneously with the Master's in General Health Psychology and gain two degrees in two years.

    • Campus:

      Bilbao Campus

    • Programme name:

      Clinical Neuropsychology

    • Duration/credits:

      From September to June - 60 ECTS

    • Language

      Spanish

    • Number of places

      30

    • Programme type

      On campus

    • Application process:

      Admission closed for 22-23

    • Faculty:

      Health Sciences
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    2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

    EXTRAORDINARY ADMISSION OPEN

    The extraordinary period to apply for admission to postgraduate studies with available places will be until 20 June.

    Find out about the steps to follow to complete your application through the virtual office.

    Overall objective of the Master’s programme

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    Overall objective of the Master’s programme

    The Master’s degree in Clinical Neuropsychology offers advanced training aimed at acquiring the skills required by professionals who are going to work in the field of Neuropsychology, within the framework of the principles of neuropsychological assessment and intervention.

    This is a programme aimed at promoting the continued development of the discipline and the figure of the neuropsychologist, promoting the continued development of systematic, technical and scientific knowledge.

    Why study at Deusto?

    A long track record in Neuropsychology

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    Since the 1990s

    The University of Deusto has amply demonstrated its commitment to Neuropsychology training since the early 1990s. In 1999, the Bachelor's degree in Psychology incorporated a specialisation pathway with 9 subjects directly related to this area, which is one of the pathways most in demand by students.

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    Master’s degree in Mental Health.

    On the other hand, the Master's Degree in Mental Health and Psychological Therapies also offered a specific pathway in Neuropsychology taught by specialists in the field.

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    From parthway to expert

    Between 2010/11 and 2014/15 the University of Deusto offered specific training in the field of Neuropsychology through the Expert Diploma in Neuropsychology.

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    The new approved Master's degree is born

    Since 2015/16,the University of Deustohas offered this Master's in Clinical Neuropsychology (the syllabus has been verified by the Council of Universities, following a positive report from the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation, and the degree has been declared official by the Council of Ministers' Agreement of 17 April 2015).

    Clinical Neuropsychology

    Student profile

    Candidate profile

    The Master's degree is aimed at graduates and professionals in Psychology and/or the field of Health Sciences interested in acquiring the necessary skills in the field of Neuropsychology. Applicants must have a degree in Psychology and/or in the field of Health Sciences.

    At the end of the master's degree, you will be a professional capable of carrying out the following tasks in the job market:

    • Neuropsychological assessment tests
    • Integral rehabilitation of patients and their family members
    • Use of neuroimaging and assessment techniques
    • Diagnosis and treatment ofcognitive impairmentassociated with neurological and/or psychiatric illnesses
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    Specialised resources

    In your learning, you will have the Deusto Psych Unit available to you. This R&D&I Unit in Psychology and Health is equipped with the latest technology in psychophysiological instruments, virtual reality, assessment and psychodiagnosis, rehabilitation, and has large spaces and facilities.

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    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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    Competences

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    Academic regulations

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    SUGGESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS

    To improve our services and activities

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    GRANTS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION

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    GRANTS AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION

    If you are going to study at the University of Deusto, you can benefit from our grant programme. We will give you information about the eligibility criteria and the range of grants promoted by other organisations.

    Grants and scholarships

    FEES

     

    Contact us

    Bilbao Campus

    Universidad de Deusto / Deustuko Unibertsitatea

    Avda. Universidades 24. 48007 Bilbao


    Tel. 944 139 056
    neuropsicologia@deusto.es

    Clinical Neuropsychology

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