M.Sc. On Campus

Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience - Psychopathology

Maastricht University

24 months
18200 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience - Psychopathology from Maastricht University provides theoretical background and clinical skills needed for research in mental health.  


At Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience - Psychopathology from Maastricht University emphasising interaction among biological, psychological and social pathways leading to disorder, this specialisation focuses on research questions that can inform prevention and intervention strategies. Psychopathology is also an ideal choice for those who intend in the future to combine science and clinical practice.


The programme also provides you with a solid background for careers in a variety of other settings, which may include the following:

  • scientific research and policy functions in research institutes
  • somatic and mental health treatment institutions
  • forensic institutes
  • centres for educational research and counselling
  • insurance providers
  • government agencies
  • pharmaceutical, food, and medical technology industries

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Advanced Statistics 
  • Clinical Assessment Instruments
  • Developmental Psychopathology 
  • Eating Disorders 
  • Human Neuroimaging
  • Psychosis
  • The Application of Cognitive Methods in Psychopathology Research
  • Mental Health and Happiness
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychiatric Epidemiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • First selection round deadline: 15 January


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recent passport picture
  • A copy of your passport or your EU/EEA identity card: make a copy of the page with your personal details. 
  • A copy of your most recent certified grades transcript and a copy of your certified diploma if you have obtained it. 
  • Letter of motivation, in English, max. 500 words. Make sure to indicate your chosen specialisation at the beginning of the letter.
  • Provide information about your academic background (Information Sheet Forensic Master + Research Master).
  • Ask for two academic references. 
  • University bachelor's degree
  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Copy of your language test with sufficient results (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18200 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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