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Advanced Neuropsychology

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2025

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Advanced Neuropsychology, 15 credits

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20 January 2025


24 March 2025

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS in psychology, medicine or equivalent
Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6

Entry requirements


Academic credits 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.

Application code



The online application opens 16 September 2024 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2024. How to apply

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 37,100

Total fee

SEK 37,100

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