This exciting and developing area looks at mental disorders from a neurological perspective. At King's College London, our clinical and academic experts will help you get up to speed with the latest thinking in the field.
As part of the course, you'll also have the chance to gain hands-on clinical experience. Because of our extensive links, we're able to offer placements working in memory clinics, brain injury rehab, outpatient services and more.
- Learn from international experts who specialise in core areas like functional neurological disorders and movement disorders
- Hear the latest insight from guest speakers working clinically and in academia
- Experience neuropsychiatry services first hand with a clinical observership at one of our partner institutions - including South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, which offers the widest range of mental health services in the UK.
- Access state-of-the-art equipment, including VR for diagnosis and treatment, EEG/ERPs and TMS at King's College Hospital
- Benefit directly from the expertise and facilities at the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, MRC Social & Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Centre, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
- Throughout the course, you'll learn from international experts across academic and clinical aspects of the subject. We have an experienced teaching team within the course, and we bring in other specialists for wider topics around the subject.
- Whether you want to hear the latest developments in cognitive science, or you're interested in industry collaboration, there's a good chance it will be covered in our lectures.
Who should take this course
Clinical neuropsychiatry involves an exciting mix of scientific and clinical work. Because of the varied nature of the subject, it's suitable for people from a range of backgrounds, whether you've just graduated from biomedical sciences or psychology, or you're already working as a psychologist, psychiatrist, neurologist or other health professional.
Essential - A degree in a relevant scientific or clinical subject, e.g. medicine, psychology, nursing or neuroscience (2:2 or above for non-medical degrees).
Courses are divided into modules, and students on this course take modules totalling 180 credits.
Students on this course are required to take:
- Scientific Foundations of Neuropsychiatry (30 credits)
- Neuropsychiatric disorders (30 credits)
- Management of Neuropsychiatric disorders (30 credits)
- Research Methods & Statistics (30 credits)
- Dissertation (60 credits)
- Full time overseas fees:
About Course Provider
King's College London is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) and among the oldest in England.
King's vision is to make the world a better place, building on our history of pioneering research that has advanced and shaped modern life, such as: the discovery of the structure of DNA; research to better understand autism and develop life-changing therapies; informing air pollution awareness and policy; research that led to the development of radio, radar, television and mobile phones; and making maths available to the underprivileged. These are all ways that we are having a transformational impact on society.
Our intellectually rigorous teaching environment is coupled with a commitment to providing a rich and supportive student experience. We have more than 31,000 students (of whom nearly 12,800 are postgraduates, with 1,000 students enrolled in online masters courses) from 150 countries worldwide, meaning that students are part of a truly international community. Our 8,500 members of staff collaborate with students to help them get the most out of their degree. Many of our academics are also researchers working within and influencing their industries, meaning that students learn the latest thinking and understand its practical and contemporary relevance.
King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services.
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