Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Starts Sep 2019 (1 year)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
Yes (Details)
Language
English
Course Fee
$37,155

Course Overview

We are proud to have been awarded an IoPPN Excellence Award in 2018 for student satisfaction in the Postgraduate Taught Education Survey (PTES). Learn how research has developed our understanding of mental health. Then explore how these discoveries can be used to help prevent, diagnose or develop new treatments.

Whether you've recently finished your undergraduate degree or already have a few years of experience, we'll help you explore a range of methodologies including clinical trials, neuroimaging and genetics.

Key benefits:

  • Join a course with a 100% overall student satisfaction (postgraduate experience taught survey 2017)
  • Learn from our vast expertise and experience with small class sizes
  • Complete a clinical placement working with young people, inpatients, people with personality disorders or other groups affected by mental health issues
  • Develop research skills, apply them to your dissertation and join one of the IoPPN research teams
  • Study surrounded by the expertise and facilities of the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, MRC Social & Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Centre, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre

Who should take this course

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology, neuroscience, pharmacology, social science or health science); or a registrable qualification appropriate to the programme in medicine; or a professional mental health qualification. A 2:2 degree will be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters with Merit in a related subject.

Accreditation

MSc/PG Cert

Course content

Required Modules:

Courses are divided into modules. Each year you will normally take modules totalling 180 credits.

You are required to take:

  • Research Methods, Ethics & Statistics in Mental Health (60 credits)
  • Biological Psychiatry (30 credits)
  • Therapeutic Research in Psychiatry (30 credits)
  • Prediction Modelling (0 credits)
  • Horizons in Psychiatric Research (0 credits)
  • Research Dissertation (60 credits)

Required modules:

  • PGCert Psychiatric Research
  • Students on the PGCert Psychiatric Research are required to take: (60 credits)
  • Research Methods, Ethics & Statistics in Mental Health (60 credits)

Fees:

  • Full time overseas fees: MSc -

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'‚Äč, 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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