2023-2024 / NEUR0190-1



20h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in psychology and education : speech and language therapy3 crédits 
 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)4 crédits 
 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


Frédérique Depierreux

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, examination in June


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Approach to neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the normal central nervous system, and basics about neurology in clinical practice. 

Table of contents: see notes and powerpoints for details

Partie I: The normal nervous system

Partie II: Elements of clinical neurology

Partie III: Practical work

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The first goal of this cours is to acquire general knowledge regarding neuroanatomy of the CNS and neurophysiology in order to understand the basis of clinical observations, including neuropsychological testing. 

The second goal is to be able to understand the mechanisms and symptoms of various neurological conditions (lesions implicated, physiopathological principles, neuropsychological manifestations, therapeutic principles).

The third goal is to acquire the skills required by clinical practice. 

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Face-to-face course for theory (20h) (the courses will be recorded)

Learning objectives will be defined at the beginning of each course

Practical work: dedicated to various subjects related to neurology and illustrating the chapters of the course

- One session dedicated to semiology (videos, practical demonstrations)

- One session dedicated to clinical cases study (videos of various cases seen in consultation)

- Two sessions dedicated to resolution of clinical case illustrating each chapter of the course (Part II - pathology) with interactive questions-answers

- On session illustrating a brain dissection (video, in collaboration with neuropathology unit of CHU of Liège)

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face to face.

Recommended or required readings

Syllabus and PPT files, available before each course via MyULiège and ORBI. Revised every year.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam organised according to the Faculty requirements for the different sections concerned. The first part of the exam will be presented as multiple-choice questionnaire, and the second part as open-ended questions with clinical case resolution.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs