If you’d like to make a difference to the lives of people with neurogenerative diseases, tumours, strokes, and traumatic brain injuries then this is the course for you.
This course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of neuropsychology and neuropsychological techniques alongside an understanding of the core areas of Psychology.
Why study with us
- As part of the course we pay for Student Membership of the BPS which provides you with their monthly magazine containing information on new developments in psychology and career opportunities .
- You’ll graduate with a professionally recognised degree and be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
- Take advantage of our flexible degree routes to graduate from the Psychology-related course you need for the career you want. As you progress through the course you can ensure that your final degree reflects your interests and aspirations.
What you'll do
- Take the opportunity to work as an intern within our Brain Imaging Laboratory or Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience lab to consolidate your learning and improve your employment prospects.
- You’ll learn about emerging ideas, contemporary issues and research developments within the field.
- You’ll benefit from our outstanding range of facilities, including access to more than 35 laboratories where you’ll take part in research studies and learn about neuropsychological techniques.
Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Visit us on a university Open Day
Come and discover why our campus is the perfect place for you. You can ask current students about their experiences and immerse yourself in campus and accommodation tours.Register for an Open Day
View the course facilities
The School of Psychology has over thirty-five laboratories in which you can take part in research studies, conduct research or learn about Neuropsychological techniques. Two of these suites; our Brain Imaging Lab (BiL) and the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (DCN), are dedicated to understanding Neuropsychological techniques.
- This course is accredited by the BPS, the learned and professional body, incorporated by the Royal Charter, for Psychology in the UK. We will provide you with the breadth and depth of knowledge that allows you to graduate with Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) provided you achieve at least a lower second class honours degree.
Our Neuropsychology degree programme will provide you with the opportunity to pursue a number of different career paths, including working with people with a range of needs such neurodegenerative diseases, tumours, strokes, traumatic and brain injuries or to undertake a research career either in industry or academia.
The specialist knowledge and skills you’ll develop over the course of this degree can offer a route towards a range of careers centred around brain function. While that often means clinical or healthcare settings, it could also offer routes into the pharmaceutical industry, community services or teaching. Neuropsychology is even being applied to the marketing and advertising world, potentially offering some graduates a more unexpected path.
Many of the graduates aiming to become professional psychologists go on to postgraduate study, including our very own BPS-accredited master’s programmes.
Throughout your time with us, you’ll have various opportunities to enhance your employability. You can get involved with our staff research – whether as participant or assistant – not only through your modules, but also with summertime placements and internships. It’s a great way of adding some professional experience to your CV, and you could even find your name on published, peer-reviewed work.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
This course is based in the School of Psychology and Computer Science located in the Faculty of Science and Technology
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information
You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at The University of Central Lancashire on our Student Contract page