Taught course

Applied Neuropsychology

University of Glasgow · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

This programme is open to applicants who have trained in clinical psychology outside of the UK, do not have a BPS Statement of Equivalence in Clinical Psychology and are not registered with the UK Health Professions Council. UK-qualified clinical psychologists should apply for the MSc/PgDip in Clinical Neuropsychology. You are required to provide two references and a full degree transcript with your application. Further information regarding academic entry requirements: student.recruitment@glasgow.ac.uk

Months of entry


Course content

This Masters programme in Applied Neuropsychology is designed for those who have qualified in clinical psychology overseas.

Why Glasgow?

  • The programme has been developed in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland and offers specialist knowledge for clinical psychologists working in the area of clinical neuropsychology.
  • The University has a strong tradition of research in clinical neuroscience and neuropsychology.

Programme Structure

The majority of students on this programme come to Glasgow for a full year of study. This will provide you with the opportunity to carry out a research project which will usually be based in one of our research groups.

All our lectures are given by subject specialists, including clinical academics at the University as well as many other specialists from around the UK and occasionally internationally.

You will take a total of eight courses, arranged into blocks of teaching. Each teaching block lasts two weeks and covers two courses.


  • Context and perspectives in clinical neuropsychology
  • Professional issues and research methods
  • Neuroscience
  • Epilepsy, seizure and sleep disorders
  • Acquired brain injury and disorders of memory, attention and executive functioning
  • Degenerative conditions
  • Stroke and disorders of perception, language, praxis and calculation
  • Paediatric neurology and neuropsychology.

Plus a research project for MSc students.

Information for international students

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training): Overall score 6.5; no sub-test less than 6.0. All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 20

Fees and funding

UK students
International students



Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Ms Anne Lambie