Division of Neuropsychology


Training and Careers

Neuropsychology is concerned with the assessment and rehabilitation of people with brain injury or other neurological disease.

Neuropsychologists require not only general clinical skills and knowledge of the broad range of mental health problems, but also a substantial degree of special knowledge in neurosciences.

Neuropsychology is a post qualification discipline, in which you first need to be a Chartered Psychologist within the field of clinical or educational psychology.

For more information on the route to becoming a neuropsychologist, go to the Society's career pages or watch the video below.


Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QiCN)

The Society offers the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QiCN) which confers eligibility for entry onto the Society's Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists.

If you want to work as a Clinical Neuropsychologist this qualification establishes a standard of practice that will help you demonstrate essential skills and underpin knowledge required of a professional in this field.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

The BPS Learning Centre and Conference Team run a number of of e-learning courses, workshops and events throughout the year that can support your continuing professional developement.

This is supported by the Society's myCPD online system, which provides a structured framework for planning and recording CPD.