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Clinical Neuroscience (MSc)
Course OverviewKnowledge derived from neuroscience research in mental health, psychology, neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration is revolutionizing how we think about and treat mental disorders. A thorough grounding in neuroscience is fast becoming an essential step for a career in academic and clinical psychology, psychiatry, and careers in neuroscience more broadly.
In response to that need this program is designed for students with backgrounds in psychology, medicine, pharmacology, and other biomedical and neuroscience related disciplines. It will equip students with a set of core skills in the field of clinical neuroscience including in-depth understanding of neuroanatomy, neuroimaging, and neuropsychiatry. Students will have opportunities to learn through practical hands-on experience.
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1 year full-time
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A Level Grades ()
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Mode of study
The course will be of a content and format consistent with highest standards for postgraduate courses, consisting of 90 ECTS credits obtained by completion of course modules. Teaching approaches will consist of didactic lectures, Problem based learning, Seminars, Workshops, Journal Clubs, practicals and completion of a research dissertation, as well as subject specific training in a range of areas relevant to clinical neuroscience. Students will also receive valuable training in current research methodologies, being facilitated to study in-depth those methodologies most interesting to them (e.g. systematic review methodologies, wet-bench methodologies, software methodologies, etc).
- Introduction to Neuroscience & Neuroanatomy
- Genomics of Rare and Common Diseases
- Basic & Applied Pharmacology
- Clinical & Experimental Cognitive Neuroscience
- Clinical & Experimental Neuroimaging
- Methods: Systematic reviews & Meta-analysis
- Applied Statistics
- Clinical & Research Methodologies in Neuroscience.
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Fees: Student levy
Fees: Non EU
Postgraduate students in receipt of a SUSI grant—please note an F4 grant is where SUSI will pay €2,000 towards your tuition. You will be liable for the remainder of the total fee. An F5 grant is where SUSI will pay TUITION up to a maximum of €6,270. SUSI will not cover the student levy of €224.
Postgraduate fee breakdown = tuition (EU or NON EU) + student levy as outlined above.
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Dr David Mothersill
School of Psychology
T: +353 91 493 457