This programme provides specialist education in the field of psychotropic pharmacology, as well as promoting skills for career and professional development. Students gain insight into receptor theory, molecular pharmacology, neuropharmacology and pharmacokinetics/ pharmacodynamics.
An appropriate 1st or equivalent qualification; evidence of access to patients with psychiatric illnesses; applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to provide evidence of an English language qualification by taking an IELTS test: the minimum requirement is 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each section.
Modules: an introduction to psychiatry; underlying principles; schizophrenia; the affective disorders; anxiety and sleep disorders; the dementias and related disorders.
Assessment is by assignments and multi-response question papers, plus a final, open-book examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 3,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||£ 3,000 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
0121 204 3000