King's College London, University of London

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.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 Honours degree; or equivalent in psychology ;or related disciplines (behavioural, biological or mathematical sciences); relevant work experience.

Course modules

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

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

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

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