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About

The Master of Psychology in Neuropsychology programme from University of Malta is the only route in Malta through which, when followed by two years of supervised practice, individuals can obtain a warrant to practise as Neuropsychologists.

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Overview

The overall aim of the Master of Psychology in Neuropsychology from University of Malta is to equip participants with the necessary psychological knowledge, values, attitudes and skills required to practise as neuropsychologists. 

This is done firstly through taught units on the theories and research on the promotion of health and wellbeing, development and learning of all children, young people, adults and older adults, and on relevant prevention, assessment and intervention strategies.

Secondly, trainees have 9 hours of supervised field placement per week throughout the course for them to develop the professional values, ethics, attitudes and skills to address the various needs of persons through individual, group, system, and society level strategies. 

Thirdly trainees are also provided with training in research including the submission of a dissertation. 

Career opportunities and access to further studies

Persons who acquire the Master of Psychology in Neuropsychology degree, followed by two years of supervised practice, can work as warranted Neuropsychologists in a variety of community and acute health and rehabilitation settings. Neuropsychologists address neurobehavioral problems related to acquired or developmental disorders of the nervous system. 

The types of problems are extremely varied and include such conditions as dementia, vascular disorders, Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, learning disabilities, neuropsychiatric disorders, infectious disease affecting the CNS, neurodevelopmental disorders, metabolic disease and neurological effects of medical disorders or treatment. 

Neuropsychologists apply specialized knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with neurological, medical, or neurodevelopmental disorders across the lifespan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Core Placement: Neuropsychology - Children and Adolescents
  • Neuropsychological Assessment of Children and Adolescents
  • Development of Neural Systems
  • Leading Groups in Professional Settings
  • The Neuropsychological Profiles of Developmental and Acquired Brain Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants who are proficient in the Maltese Language and who are in possession of the following qualifications:

  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), or an equivalent qualification from this or another university or
  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division), together with a Master’s degree in Psychology-related areas from this or another University or
  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology or a Bachelor degree with Psychology as a main area of study, in both cases obtained with at least Category IIA or another degree in a related area deemed relevant by the Board of Studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:

  • Total Tuition Fees: Eur 21,600
  • Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: Eur 10,800

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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