Research course

Psychological Medicine

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, October, July, April

Course content

The Division of Psychological Medicine & Psychiatry is the largest group of researchers and teachers at the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP). Many of the division's 360 staff are also psychiatrists or psychologists within South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust providing clinical services in their field of expertise. There are 27 sections within the division dealing with different aspects of research into mental illness, ranging from eating disorders to psychosis, from dementia to war-related mental ill-health.

Department specialisms

Please visit the website.

Information for international students

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

Fees and funding

Self-funded, unless otherwise indicated. Please see the Institute's website, and the general graduate funding webpage, for funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Jolanta Zanelli
+44 (0)20 7848 0140