King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science

Research areas include neurodevelopmental disorders associated with abnormalities in social behaviour; infant brain myelination, and the effect of maternal stress and mental illness on this process; innovative methods for measuring the development of brain �connectivity�; understanding how abnormalities in this lead to deficits in language/ empathy, and to antisocial behaviour; the strongest evidence yet that psychopathy is a distinct neuro-developmental sub-group of anti-social personality disorder (ASPD), using evidence from MRI scans.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree (2.1 or above) from a UK university or the overseas equivalent; interview; all applicants need to possess an adequate level of English competence.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time - 3 years
PhD Full-time - 3 years
MPhil Part-time - 6 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Forensic Mental Health Teaching Unit
Telephone number: 
020 7848 0624