King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Psychiatric Research

The programme gives equal priority to social, epidemiological and biological research methods, emphasising the interface between these approaches, but its modular structure allows you to focus on any of the areas. The course has a practical orientation, developing skills in critical appraisal of existing research, hypothesis formulation, study design, data gathering, research management, data analysis, writing research reports and scientific publications.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in an appropriate subject (e.g. psychology; social science; or health science); or a registrable qualification appropriate to the programme in medicine or overseas equivalent; or a professional mental health qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods, ethics and statistics in mental health; advanced statistics; designing, funding and publishing a study; research dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written and oral examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,960 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,340 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,980 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,670 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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020 7848 0497