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About

Discover the importance and the process of language testing during awake brain surgery with Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery at University of Groningen by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Language representation in the brain can be studied by testing language during awake brain surgery. In Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery at University of Groningen by FutureLearn , you will get to know the importance of neurolinguistics and awake brain surgery by seeing the collaboration between surgical staff and neurolinguists before, during and after the operation.

Key facts:

You will also learn how to develop appropriate language tests for use during awake brain surgery and explore some of the latest developments in this field.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Neuroatonomy of the brain
  • Language representation in the brain
  • Brain tumors
  • Awake brain surgery
  • Tailor-made language tests
  • Language testing during awake brain surgery
  • Neurotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 42 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course has been created for healthcare professionals involved in the procedure of awake surgery, including neurosurgeons and neurosurgical teams but also neurolinguists and clinical linguists who wish to start developing language tests.
  • Equally, it will be relevant for anyone involved in the procedure before, during and after awake brain surgery including neuro-anaesthesiologists, neuropsychologists, nursing staff and neurologists.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 42 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital and printed certificate for $89. Additional benefits can be reached via the Unlimited FutureLearn product. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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