Are you fascinated by the relationship between the brain and behaviour? Would you love to learn more about neuropsychiatric disorders like attention deficits, schizophrenia and dementia? Are you curious about how certain drugs can influence the processing of information in our brain? Then you should consider specialising in Neuropsychology. The programme focuses on normal and deviant behaviour in relation to brain structure and function. You'll study congenital, acquired or degenerative brain dysfunctions; related neuropsychiatric disorders; and the neuropharmacological mechanisms that underlie behaviour. After you’ve finished your master’s, you'll be a versatile and skilled researcher capable of pursuing a successful career at a university, research institute, hospital, rehabilitation centre or pharmaceutical company.
- become a versatile & skilled professional researcher
- focus on congenital, acquired or degenerative brain dysfunctions
- 1-year, full-time master’s, taught in English
- starts in September
- weekly: 6-8 hrs classes/practicals, 2-4 hrs lectures, 25 hrs independent study
- you’ll get an MSc in Psychology
Ask a student
Meet Laura: the student ambassador for the specialisation Neuropsychology.
On her Instagram account she shares her study experiences, moments of her life in Maastricht, and much more. Follow her to get a sneak peak of your possible future!
If you have questions about the programme and/or about (student) life in Maastricht, don't hesitate to get in touch with Laura through her Instagram page; she's happy to help you with your study choice, as previous student ambassadors helped her with hers.
Laura’s extra mile in health: “Study the effects of pharmaceuticals on patients with psychotic disorders and further develop my critical thinking”
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