This programme is open to applicants who have trained in clinical psychology outside of the UK but are not registered with the UK Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Psychologist. 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.
Months of entry
This Masters programme in Applied Neuropsychology is designed for those who have qualified in clinical psychology overseas.Why this programme
- 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.
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
- 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
For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
- overall score 6.5
- no sub-test less than 6.0
- or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification:
Common equivalent English language qualifications
All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme:
- ibTOEFL: 90; no sub-test less than:
- Reading: 20
- Listening: 19
- Speaking: 19
- Writing: 23
- CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
- CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169
- PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59
- Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests
For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme.
The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the English for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses:
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Ms Anne Lambie