Taught course

Genes, Environment and Development in Psychology and Psychiatry

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

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in psychology or related scientific disciplines such as behavioural, biological or mathematical sciences. Applications from those working in medicine or professions allied to medicine are also welcome. A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters with Merit in a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology and Psychiatry MSc course takes a highly interdisciplinary approach to the study of how genetics and the environment ('nature and nurture') combine during human development to produce behaviour, diseases and psychiatric disorders. You will study three required modules and undertake a research project on one of the broad range of subject areas relevant to the course.

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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