Faculty of Medicine

PhD in Neurological Sciences
Program structure

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Graduate 3-530-1-0

Course listing

Official title
Number 3-530-1-0

The doctorate program consists of 90 credits. Students may take the program without selecting an option (Segment 69) or choose the Neuropsychology option (Segment 70).

The doctorate program may also include other courses depending on students' needs.

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Segment 69 Without option

84 mandatory credits, of which 78 are for research and a thesis, and 6 credits from elective courses.

Block 69A

Optional - maximum of 6 credits
From the list of available NRL courses.

Block 69B

Elective – maximum of 6 credits

Block 69C

Mandatory – 84 credits
NRL 7000

PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits

Segment 70 Neuropsychology option

All credits in this option are mandatory.

Block 70A

Mandatory - 12 credits
A course taken at the MSc level may be replaced by a course in the optional block or by any other course deemed relevant. NRL 6051 is a prerequisite for all PSY courses.
LNG 6030

Language Pathology

Implementation of basic components (anatomical, physiological and linguistic) required to study language disorders in aphasia.

Day course 3 Credits
NRL 6051

Systems Neuroscience

Anatomy of the human brain and main systems of the central nervous system. Contemporary aspects of neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience.

3 Credits
PSY 6022

Methods in Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology

Study and discussion of specialized research methods in cognitive psychology and neuropsychology.

3 Credits
PSY 6413

Neuropsychopathology I

Clinical and theoretical analysis of impairments in memory, vision, hearing, somesthesia, attention and praxis. Commissure and lobe syndromes.

3 Credits

Block 70B

All seminars or courses of programs included in the Memorandum of Agreement for Neuropsychology

Block 70C

Mandatory - 78 credits
NRL 7000

PhD Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits