Taught course

Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health

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

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Entry requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) in any subject; or
  • A bachelor's degree with 2:2 honours (or overseas equivalent) in any subject. Applicants must provide a personal statement and one reference addressing their academic achievement; or
  • Professional qualifications in an applied area including nursing or other non-medical health profession, counselling, psychotherapy or education may be considered. Applicants must have a pass (grades A*-C) in GCSE Mathematics or equivalent; or
  • Applicants presenting with demonstrable significant work experience in a related area may be considered. Evidence of higher learning, an academic reference and a personal statement will be required at the point of application.

Months of entry

January, March, April, June, September, October

Course content

The online Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health course aims to provide a comprehensive and integrated exploration of our current understanding of the psychological and neuroscientific basis of mental health.

By drawing on the wealth of research, education and clinical expertise and experience across our world-renowned Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), the course will appeal to those with a personal interest in the area of psychology, neuroscience and mental health, and who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills base.
Key benefits:
  • The course is delivered 100 per cent online. Students work in small, interactive classes with academic staff, and also receive additional support and guidance.
  • Cutting edge expertise: impact of the IoPPN’s work was 100 per cent world leading or internationally excellent, and our research environment was judged as 100 per cent world leading (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).
  • Online access to teaching materials developed from experts across Kings College London, providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective of important mental health problems.
  • Support to develop and demonstrate research and critical appraisal skills that will permit appreciation, interpretation and reporting of research evidence, as preparation for research or further education.
This course is ideal for people who are:
  • Seeking employment as a graduate research worker
  • Wishing to progress to doctoral study
  • Already working in or planning to undertake further study to work in mental health as a practitioner or policy maker.
  • It will also enhance the knowledge and skills base for those with a personal interest in the area of psychology, neuroscience and mental health.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-72 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    part time
    16-48 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    8-36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 7848 7860