King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills in interdisciplinary research methods by investigating the effects and interplay of genes, development and the environment in complex psychiatric phenomena. To develop an awareness of the practical and ethical issues related to research, and the transferable skills and knowledge needed for a career in academia or industry. To use the MSc to prepare for a PhD in the discipline.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) Honours degree in behavioural, biological; mathematical sciences; or an appropriate qualification in medicine; or an appropriate professional qualification.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essay writing; statistics assignment; research dissertation; oral presentation.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,340 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Denmark Hill Campus Southwark SE5 8AF South East

Key information

Course Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7848 0819