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PSYC71-417: Advanced Cognitive Neuropsychology


The subject involves intensive training in human cognitive neuropsychology. This area of study sits at the interface between cognitive psychology and neuropsychology. While cognitive psychology is oriented towards general theories of human functioning, neuropsychology analyses typical and atypical mind/brain functioning. The question of mind/brain structures and functions is central.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Study areas
  • Social Sciences, Psychology and Counselling
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,250

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate understanding of major concepts and historical trends in Neuropsychology, and knowledge of the theoretical and empirical bases underpinning evidence approaches to psychological intervention
2. Demonstrate practical skills in laboratory based and other psychological research
3. Respect and use critical and creative thinking, sceptical enquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems related to mental and neural processes
4. Explain how the science of neuropsychology is influenced by social, historical, and act ethically
5. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and in a variety of contexts
6. Demonstrate a capacity for independent learning

Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

The Master of Psychology (Clinical) and Master of Professional Psychology programs are accredited pathways towards registration as a Psychologist. Entry into these programs is based on a calculated GPA derived from a completed four year sequence of study in Psychology as accredited by APAC as well as invitation into the degree. As such, this subject can only be taken by those students successfully admitted to the degree.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

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