Cognitive Neuropsychology, M.Sc. | Tilburg University | Tilburg, Netherlands
10 months
15100 EUR/year
2253 EUR/year
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Cognitive Neuropsychology operates on the crossroads of various psychological disciplines, such as clinical (neuro)psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and applied neuroscience. Cognitive Neuropsychologists find employment in the broad domain of (mental) health services, schools and companies. This program is a master's track of Tilburg University's MSc Psychology and Mental Health.

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You will pay attention to the neurological and neuropsychological characteristics of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders and brain conditions in the pediatric population. You will also study the normal and pathological age-related changes in cognition, behavior and brain.

Focus on the relationship between the brain and behavior in humans.

  • Disorders that are addressed include epilepsy, autism, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, cerebrovascular diseases, and brain tumors. Emphasis throughout the program is on the biological origins and the brain mechanisms underlying these disorders.
  • You will acquire in-depth knowledge and skills on both the assessment of these disorders, and on interventions aimed at treating them.
  • Opportunities to do an external or internal internship, acquire the basic registration of psychodiagnostics (BAPD), and to fulfill the criteria for the registration of the association LOGO (Vereniging Landelijk Overleg Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg Opleidingsinstellingen). The internal internship concerns assessment by means of neuroscience methods, such as EEG.
  • Learn to conduct independent research in the field of cognitive neuropsychology using state-of-the-art neuroscientific methods.



Programme Structure

This one-year master's track consists of 60 credits (ECTS): 4 core courses (24 ECTS), an internship (18 ECTS) and a Master’s thesis (18 ECTS)

The academic year is divided into 4 blocks:

  • In Block 1, you follow the courses Developmental Neuropsychology and Assessment. You will start preparing for your internship.
  • In Block 2, you follow the courses Neuropsychology of Aging, and Interventions. You will start working on your master’s thesis.
  • In Block 3, you go on internship and work on the data collection and data analysis of your master's thesis.
  • In Block 4, you continue to work on the data analysis, the reporting of your thesis and your internship.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's and/or a Master's degree in psychology
  • Advanced knowledge in research methods and statistics
  • Knowledge of the basic psychological subjects
  • Knowledge of specific (major) psychology courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15100 EUR per year during 10 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2253 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2253 EUR per year during 10 months.

Students with a Swiss or Surinamese nationality are on a par with students from EU/EEA countries.

Living costs for Tilburg

700 - 1100 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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