Taught course

Clinical Neuropsychiatry

King's College London · Division of Academic Psychiatry

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Entry requirements

Essential - A degree in a relevant scientific or clinical subject, e.g. medicine, psychology, nursing or neuroscience (2:2 or above for non-medical degrees).

Desirable - A professional qualification in mental health related field would be desirable. We will take into account mature students seeking to expand or change their area of clinical focus.

Months of entry


Course content

This exciting and developing area looks at mental disorders from a neurological perspective. At King’s College London, our clinical and academic experts will help you get up to speed with the latest thinking in the field.

As part of the course, you’ll also have the chance to gain hands-on clinical experience. Because of our extensive links, we’re able to offer placements working in memory clinics, brain injury rehab, outpatient services and more.

Key benefits

  • Learn from international experts who specialise in core areas like functional neurological disorders and movement disorders
  • Hear the latest insight from guest speakers working clinically and in academia
  • Experience neuropsychiatry services first hand with a clinical observership at one of our partner institutions – including South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, which offers the widest range of mental health services in the UK.
  • Access state-of-the-art equipment, including VR for diagnosis and treatment, EEG/ERPs and TMS at King’s College Hospital
  • Benefit directly from the expertise and facilities at the Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, MRC Social & Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Centre, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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