The applicant must hold a (major or minor) bachelor’s degree in psychology. In the event that the applicant holds a bachelor’s degree in other disciplines such as social work, health sciences, and special education, priority is given to those who have practical experience in working with children with neurodevelopmental disorders for a period of not less than 3 years. Such applicants are also required to submit supporting experience certificates and take the following remedial courses: Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Clinical Psychology. Students who do not pass the English language placement test during the first year of their enrollment in the program are required to take an English language course.
The applicant must have a cumulative average of at least (2.5) or (75%).
The applicant must pass a personal interview.
All the required documents must be attached with the application.
By the end of the program, graduates are expected to have:
- Scientific knowledge in understanding and interpreting neurodevelopmental disorders.
- Practical skills in employing neuropsychological measures and applying them in the evaluation and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders.
- The ability to create intervention and prevention models for neurodevelopmental and delays.
- Positive values and attitudes towards children with developmental disorders.
- Scientific research skills in the field of neuropsychology with children and adolescents.
To obtain a Master’s degree in Child Neuropsychology and Developmental Disorders, students must fulfill all program requirements according to approved academic standards, namely:
- Completion of 36 credit hours including the Master’s thesis.
- Passing all compulsory, elective and remedial courses with a score of (C/70%) at least.
- Successful completion of the Master’s thesis.
- A minimum cumulative GPA of (C+/ 75%).