King's College London, University of London
Genes, Environment and Development
This course provides interdisciplinary postgraduate training in a range of behavioural genetics topics and research methods relevant to psychology and psychiatry, and other areas that are considered fundamental to an understanding of behavioural genetics.
A minimum 2.1 Honours degree; or equivalent in psychology ;or related disciplines (behavioural, biological or mathematical sciences); relevant work experience.
Modules include: Introduction to behavioural genetics; research methods twin model fitting; genetic epidemiology; molecular genetics; statistical genetics; bioinformatics; psychology and psychopathology (developmental psychology; social development; psychosis and bipolar disorder, emotional/behavioural disorders; in vitro and in vivo model systems); research project.
Assessment methods includes; coursework essays, oral presentation, wet and dry lab assignments, writing of an abstract to an unseen published paper, research report, a laboratory notebook and a poster presentation; compulsory workshops in core transferable and technical skills.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,520 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 23,340 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Denmark Hill Campus||Southwark||SE5 8AF||South East|
020 7836 5454