King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Old Age Psychiatry and Dementia

Research supervision is available in areas related to dementia and other mental illnesses that affect older people; the basic biology of Alzheimer's disease, the clinical features and aetiology of psychosis in later life and the conduct of randomised controlled trials; there is a particular commitment to the conduct of high quality independent clinical trials because the results of these can impact positively upon the availability of effective treatments.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent; applicants whose qualifications have been gained outside the UK need to demonstrate that their background and experience, general education and scholarship are appropriate; all applicants need to possess an adequate level of English competence.

Course modules

Biomarkers and recovery from delirium; ATTILA (assistive technologies brains for dementia research); DOMINO - AD; visual hallucinations in eye disease, dementia and Parkinson's Disease; management of agitation in dementia; Blood based biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,750 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 19,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 9,750 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,625 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

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

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