Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Neuroscience, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    To provide students with knowledge of what neuropsychology and neuropsychological practice is and which areas of psychological and medical practice can be informed by neuropsychology. To inform students of various neurodegenerative and neurological disorders and difficulties, their psychological effects, and the link with psychological intervention. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of the anatomy and processes of a healthy brain and the central nervous system.
    2. Demonstrate knowledge of the different types of damage, both acquired brain injury and neurological diseases.
    3. Demonstrate knowledge of the neuropsychological assessment of neurological deficits.
    4. Discuss the link between neurological disorders and therapeutic practice.
    5. Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of the profession of clinical neuropsychology.