Neuropsychology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Neuropsychology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Neuroscience, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    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.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.