Research course

Clinical Neuroscience

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

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class honours degree from a United Kingdom university or the overseas equivalent. Applicants whose qualifications have been gained outside the United Kingdom need to demonstrate that their background and experience, general education and scholarship are appropriate. All applicants need to possess an adequate level of English competence. Please contact the Education Support Team for further information.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Research programmes within the Department include: Motor neurone disease and related disorders - The Department hosts the King's MND Care and Research Centre, one of the world's leading centres for MND research and the development of new treatments; Movement disorders (particularly atypical Parkinsonian syndromes such as PSP and MSA); Epileptology, with particular interest in developing new electrophysiological, neuroimaging and cognitive approaches to understanding epilepsy and developing approved methods of assessing patients for epilepsy surgery; Neurogenetics, particularly linkage studies and complex genetics in MND, Parkinsonian disorders and epilepsy; Acute brain injury.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English please see the link below and click on Admissions:

Fees and funding

The Neurodegeneration IRG generally has three MRC-funded studentships each year, as well as a number of studentships funded by the Wellcome Trust, the Alzheimer's Research Trust and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Ms Sophie Morris
+44 (0)20 7848 5183