Research course

Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Medicine
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMD

Entry requirements

For entry requirements, please see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research/programmes/area/psychological-medicine-and-clinical-neurosciences

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

You can conduct your research degree within the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences. Research is aimed at understanding the fundamental mechanisms underlying major psychiatric and neurological disorders.

The Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences is one of the largest university Division of psychiatry in the UK, providing leadership in clinical practice, teaching and high quality, cutting-edge research across many areas of psychiatric practice.

The Division aims to offer knowledge and expertise for academic opportunities within human genetics, psychiatric genetics, biological psychiatry, neurodegeneration, developmental psychopathology, bioinformatics and biostatistics research.

Distinctive features

  • MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics.
  • National Centre for Mental Health
  • Internationally recognised research centre concerned with quality of life of people with learning disabilities.
  • Multi-disciplinary approach between clinical, behavioural, molecular and social scientists.
  • Hosts Biostatistics/Bioinformatics Unit for Wales.
  • State-of-the-art technical facilities for genomics, microarray and transgenics.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
possible months

MPhil

full time
12 months
part time
possible months

MD

full time
24 months
part time
possible months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk