MSc in Cognitive Neurorehabilitation

Purpose & Aims

The main purpose of the program is to train students on cutting-edge research skills in Cognitive Neurorehabilitation and with capabilities of coordinating relevant research in clinical settings. The aim of the program is to provide students with the opportunity to acquire advanced theoretical knowledge, a deeper understanding of current research and advanced skills in research methods in cognitive rehabilitation of neurological patients. The program also aims to prepare students for postgraduate studies.

The program encourages students to critically evaluate cognitive neurorehabilitation research and acquire skills for coordinating relevant research in clinical settings. The program offers students the opportunity to acquire advanced theoretical knowledge, a deeper understanding of current research and advanced skills in research methods in cognitive rehabilitation of neurological patients. The program also aims to prepare students for postgraduate studies.

The main aims are to:

  • Promote innovation and focus in research and encourage independent thinking
  • Promote the development of research skills in the field of Cognitive Neurorehabilitation
  • Promote an understanding of the translational aspects of research in Cognitive Neurorehabilitation
  • Equip students with skills and knowledge necessary for PhD studies

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the literature and the methodology in the field
  • Show competency in relevant methods and techniques applicable to their own research
  • Critically evaluate, analyse and interpret new research data in the framework of the subject area
  • Solve problems, and demonstrate ethical consideration in research with humans
  • Articulate and report research in a scientific manner and present results in a professional manner

Program’s language of instruction: English language

 

Structure & Courses

Total ECTS: 90

Full-time study: three (3) academic semesters

Part-time study: Completion in five or six academic semesters.

 

1st Semester

 
 

ECTS

RES 501 Research Methods and Biostatistics

8

RES 502 Brain Imaging

8

RES 503 Clinical Neurology

8

RES 504 Principles of Neurorehabilitation

6

Total

30

2nd Semester

 
 

ECTS

RES 505 Cognitive Neuroscience Ι

8

RES 506 Seminars in Advanced Clinical Practice in Neurorehabilitation

8

RES 507 Noninvasive Brain Stimulation

8

Elective

6

Total

30

3rd Semester (option 1)

 
 

ECTS

RES 508 Cognitive Neuroscience ΙΙ

8

MPH 607 Applied methods for Public Health

8

RES 509 Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) for Neurorehabilitation

8

Elective

6

Total

30

3rd Semester (option 2)

 
 

ECTS

RES 599 Thesis

30

 

Elective courses:

RES 511 The ICF in Rehabilitation Neuroscience

RES 512 Neuroethics

RES 513 Science Communication

RES 514 Healthy life-style applications in Rehabilitation

RES 515 Single subject experimental designs (SSEDs) and investigations

Enrolment

Applicants to the program should hold a bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent. Successful applicants could come from health professionals with a Medical degree or a degree in the fields of Speech-language Therapy/Pathology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology, and Cognitive Science. Exceptional students from related fields of study such as Philosophy, Education, and Linguistics will also be considered.

Graduates of non-English speaking universities will have to provide proof of English language. The English proficiency proof may be submitted after the application package and before classes start.

Admissions

The applications together with the supporting documents are submitted electronically, via the CUT Portal, click here

Tuition

The tuition for the programs is €4,100. For more inforamation on financial issues, click here

 

Contact info:

Academic Coordinator: Dr. Maria Kambanaros

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Sciences

15 Vragadinou St, 3041 Limassol, Cyprus

Tel: +357-25002098, Email: maria.kambanaros@cut.ac.cy

 

General Inquiries:Eleni Petrou, Assistant Secretary Officer

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Health Sciences

15 Vragadinou St, 3041 Limassol, Cyprus

Tel: +357-25002486, Email: eleni.petrou@cut.ac.cy