University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


Research interests of academic clinical psychiatry include structural and functional neuroimaging of psychotic conditions; their psychopathology and precursors and response to new treatments; opportunities exist for those interested in pursuing a supervised research project leading to an MPhil or PhD in biological psychiatry, neuroscience and neuroimaging.

Course modules

Research areas include: cognitive neuroscience of auditory processing and auditory hallucinations in health and schizophrenia; the neuroscience of social cognition and communication; cognitive neurobiology of executive functioning; deception; time perception: brain mechanisms in health and schizophrenia; neuropyschological and neuropsychiatric problems in the homeless with neuropsychiatric disorder; studies of anhedonia in schizophrenia; assessing the modulation of neural function by pharmacological, psychological and physical treatments for neuropsychiatric disorders such as transcranial magnetic stimulation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Department of Psychology
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