Taught course

Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences

King's College London · Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science

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Entry requirements

Medical degree, or a Bachelor’s degree with First or Upper Second Class Honours in a relevant subject, e.g. Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Mental Health Nursing.

Applicants with a professional qualification and some years of relevant work experience may be considered if they do not otherwise meet the entry criteria.

Months of entry


Course content

Neurodevelopmental disorders start very early in life – often even before birth. On this course, you’ll explore their causes and how we can effectively manage autism and ADHD.

Studying within the IOPPN, you’ll learn from experts leading the way in the field, creating new treatments and improving practice through groundbreaking research.

Key benefits

  • Study full time straight after your BSc or learn part time around your current role
  • Polish your research skills to prepare for a PhD or Clinical Doctorate
  • Examine evidence with access to large sets of data from the Maudsley Hospital and Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN).
  • Prepare for your career with an observational placement in a specialist neurodevelopmental clinic
  • Benefit from our partnership with the Sackler Institute – you’ll learn how their experts are finding treatments for autism and discovering new ways to manage ADHD

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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