The course is intended for students who want advanced knowledge in neuropsychology, regarding both normal functioning and in clinical applications. The course deals with both theoretical and practical aspects of the area. Part 1: Advanced Neuropsychology: Structure and Function of the Brain (7.5 hp) The part of the course provides basic theoretical knowledge of the neuroanatomy and structure of the brain and its relation to psychological function and behavior. The topics include e.g.: biological bases of behavior, learning, memory, and abnormal psychology; processes of brain maturation. Part 2: Neuropsychological Assessment and Applications: In-depth project (7.5 hp) This course part provides in-depth knowledge of a well-defined area of neuropsychology, focused on a neuropathological condition and/or deviation related to acquired or inborn brain damage. Additionally, provide an update on brain research and neuropsychological assessment tools.
90 ECTS in psychology, medicine or equivalent Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 17 September 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 October 2018.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.