University of Birmingham
This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness (principally doctors, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, clinical psychologists and psychologists intending to become clinical psychologists). Also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills, it provides students with: the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders; the ability to critically appraise research in neuropsychiatry; knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry.
A good relevant degree (at 2.1 or equivalent) and experience of working with the client group, or an appropriate professional qualification at sub-degree level and five years experience of working with the client group. The University accepts Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or TOEFL Internet based 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band.
Modules include: brain and mind; brain injury; common neuropsychiatric disorders; dissertation; epilepsy (an introduction); Huntington's disease; neurodegenerative disorders; research methods (distance learning); somatoform disorders; tourettes syndrome.
Assessment on the MSc Clinical Neuropsychiatry is via a variety of short answer exams, 1500-3000 word essays, case histories, analysing research papers and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,380 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,570 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,285 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,190 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
0121 414 5488