A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:1, or equivalent in a required subject. Required subjects: Psychology.
If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow - some based on experience. Contact the Future Students Enquiry team for more information.
Months of entry
This course focuses on the normal and abnormal changes that occur in the human brain from childhood through to adulthood through to old age. Key topics include rare cognitive neuropsychological disorders and relatively common clinical and neurodegenerative disorders. The course is taught by staff members who conduct cutting-edge research in these fields and by professionals in educational psychology, clinical psychology and neuropsychology.
You'll have the opportunity to apply for a placement at one of two long established progressive specialist neurological care and rehabilitation facilities, where you'll gain valuable clinical experience. If you're more interested in research, internal placements working with a member of staff in the Psychology Research Group will be offered as part of the course.
Through the study of normal and abnormal patterns of development across the lifespan, this course provides a fascinating programme of study if you're wishing to become a researcher in this area and/or are seeking further professional development by gaining a unique and relevant qualification in an increasingly difficult job market.
- Ageing & Neurodegenerative Disorders
- Advanced Research Methods
- Clinical & Cognitive Neuropsychology
- Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- Advanced Statistics
- Key Transferable Skills - Presentation & Scientific Writing
- Research Project
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.
Fees and funding
For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Future Students Enquiry Team
- +44 (0)1202 961 916