Master's Degree Neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience

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Specialize in neuropsychology child and adult!

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This Master’s degree course in Neuropsychology and
Cognitive Neuroscience prepares students to work as Psychologists specialising in Neuropsychology by giving them a solid knowledge of the neuropsychology of both children and adults. The course is both theoretical and practical, covering all the main aspects of the profession, with a particular emphasis on diagnosis, re-education and providing psychological support for patients.
We aim to train graduates who are competent professionals, able to respond to the challenges of Neuropsychology, both today and in the future. This is achieved by focussing the course on indispensable knowledge for professional practice and development as well as both undertaking and keeping up-to-date with fundamental research in cognitive neuroscience.

Language of instruction: French

Academic calendar
1st semester: from mid-September to mid-December,
2nd semester: from the beginning of January to mid-May.

Teaching hours
300 hours in the first year, 272 in the second year (+ 39
hours of supervision for the research project).


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Professionals and teacher-researchers

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symbole partenariat

Partenership with an English university


  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology of aging
  • Cognitive psychopathology
  • Child neuropsychology
  • Clinical neuroscience and brain damage
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology of aging
  • Cognitive psychopathology
  • Child neuropsychology
  • Clinical neuroscience and brain damage


students per class


teaching hours per week


of internship in 2 years

Internships and Work Experience

For the first year: Students must have a French bachelor’s degree in Psychology or an equivalent foreign qualification. They should have taken courses in Neuroscience during their undergraduate studies. Up to 25 applicants will be selected after interview and examination of their academic record. Non-native speakers of French should provide proof of level B2 in French on the European scale.

Entry Requirement

2 work placements of 3 to 6 months for all students (one per year)

What next?

  • This course prepares students to work in all areas of Neuropsychology with either adults or children. Graduates may either set up their own practice or work in a hospital or clinic. Neuropsychologists often work in a team with doctors, speech therapists, clinical psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers.
  • They are found:
  • On neurology wards in hospitals
  • In rehabilitation centres
  • In psychiatric clinics or hospital wards
  • On children’s wards
  • On geriatric wards and in nursing homes
  • Of working for charities with children in difficulties Successful students have the possibility to continue their studies with a Ph.D in collaboration with Liverpool Hope University (UK)


Staff and contact

Program Director


  • Dr Bruno Lenne (Neuroscience)
  • Dr Béatrice Degraeve (Neuropsychology)
  • Dr Halima Mechéri (Behavioural Psychology)

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