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PG Diploma (Postgraduate Diploma) Applied Neuropsychology (distance learning)

University of Bristol

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme overview

Since 2010, an academic partnership between the University of Bristol and a regional department of the UK National Health Service (NHS) has delivered educational courses and professionally accredited training in clinical neuropsychology.

This distance learning diploma is available to students who live outside the UK and have a degree in psychology or a related discipline. The taught content of this diploma is identical to the taught content we provide when training clinical psychologists in the UK to specialise in clinical neuropsychology. The course therefore delivers an authentic reflection of clinical practice and issues. You will learn about a range of neuropsychological disorders and pathologies as well as focusing on principles of assessment, treatment and rehabilitation.

Around 80 per cent of our taught content is delivered by clinicians from the NHS, and alongside lectures you will also engage in online tutorials with clinicians and academics. The course will deepen your knowledge and experience of clinical neuropsychology and help prepare you for work or further training in a wide range of neuropsychology and clinical positions.

This flexible distance-learning programme allows you to avoid the costs of studying abroad, while the part-time option allows you to continue working and maintaining other commitments. All aspects of delivery are identical to the UK-based programme but with additional online sessions providing academic and pastoral support. All lectures are streamed live on the internet and recorded for you to replay at any point.

Careers

This degree delivers core skills and knowledge related to the theory and practice of clinical neuropsychology. As such, it will support those with aspirations for further clinical training, such as clinical (neuro)psychology, or a career in clinical research. Our programmes also deliver training that will enhance your opportunities to gain employment within clinical environments.

All countries face healthcare challenges associated with brain injury and disease. Conditions such as stroke and dementia are common, and their prevalence is increasing as people live longer. The need for clinical neuropsychologists could not be greater. We offer professional training to clinicians within the UK. This course offers the same levels of training that could help you to address those challenges in your country.

Application deadline

19 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 100 7

    12th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    160 72%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    33rd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    25th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    158 76%

    18th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.51 70%

    116th

    26

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