Clinical Neuroscience

In response to that need, this programme is designed for students with backgrounds in psychology, medicine, pharmacology and other biomedical and neuroscience-related disciplines. It will equip students with a set of core skills in the field of clinical neuroscience including an in-depth understanding of neuroanatomy, neuroimaging and neuropsychiatry. Students will have opportunities to learn through practical hands-on experience. Teaching approaches will consist of didactic lectures, problem-based learning, seminars, workshops, journal clubs, practicals and completion of a research dissertation, as well as subject-specific training in a range of areas relevant to clinical neuroscience.

1. This is an exciting programme that will provide graduates with a highly marketable and transferrable combination of neuroscience skills, as well as experience of applying these skills in neuroscience research.

2. Students will receive valuable training in current research methodologies, with facilities to study in depth those methodologies most interesting to them (e.g. systematic review, wet-bench, and software methodologies).

3. Students will be provided with an exceptional learning environment, where they can excel and capitalise on the strength of the NUI Galway neuroscience community.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Second Class Honours QQI Level 8 degree or equivalent in a discipline relating to neuroscience. Qualifying degrees include, but are not limited to, psychology, medicine, pharmacology and biomedical science.

Application dates

WHEN TO APPLY: University of
Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis.


1 year full-time.

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Career Opportunities
Graduates of this programme are likely to go on to professional training in clinical psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience-related posts in industry or to undertake further academic work at PhD level.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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