Our Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology course is unique in the UK and Europe. It draws on contemporary psychological, psychiatric and organisational theory to examine the causes, effects and consequences of mental ill health in the workplace and considers strategies and interventions to improve organisational and individual mental health. It leads to careers in HR, wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, health and safety and consultancy.
- Only course of its kind to be offered in the UK.
- Focus is on mental health in the workplace.
- Combines psychological, psychiatric and organisational perspectives.
Who should take this course
Our Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology course is one of the first of its kind in the UK and Europe and is designed for people who wish to gain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of psychology and psychiatry as applied to the workplace.
Students include HR managers, organisational consultants, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurses, occupational health professionals and psychology graduates wishing to enter these occupations.
Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.
You are required to take:
- Basic Mental Health (30 credits)
- Organisational Research Methods (30 credits)
- Mental Health in the Workplace (OPP1) (30 credits)
- Managing Mental Capital & Well-being in the Workplace (OPP 2) (15 credits)
- Strategic Interventions for Psychological Well-Being in Organisations (OPP3) (15 credits)
- Dissertation in Organisational Psychiatry & Psychology (60 credits)
Part time students should plan to take 90 credits in year 1, and 90 credits, including the 60 credit dissertation in year 2
- Part time Home/EU 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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