Taught course

Affective Disorders

King's College London · Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 degree classification will be required in medicine, psychology, nursing, pharmacy, professions allied to medicine (e.g. radiography), or a scientific degree such as biomedical science, or neuroscience.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Affective Disorders course has been created for a broad spectrum of students and mental health professionals who are interested in specialist training from world-class experts. You will study all aspects of affective disorders, ranging from their characterisation and assessment to the challenges of treating these debilitating conditions.

Key benefits

  • Specialist careers for those interested in studying or researching the affective disorders.
  • Valuable insight from those working in the field and those involved in internationally- acclaimed research on the causes and treatment of affective disorders.
  • A clinical observership in a key mental health service that treats patients with affective disorders (dependent on social distancing rules during the ongoing pandemic).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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