Taught course

Clinical Neuropsychiatry

Institution
University of Birmingham · College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A good relevant degree (at 2:1 or equivalent) and experience of working with the client group, or an appropriate professional qualification at sub-degree level and five years experience of working with the client group.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness. Also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills, it provides you with:

  • the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders
  • the ability to critically appraise research in neuropsychiatry
  • knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry

This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness(principally doctors, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, clinical psychologists and psychologists intending to become clinical psychologists). It is also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills.

Why study this course

The MSc Clinical Neuropsychiatry will provide you with:

  • the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders
  • the ability to appraise research in neuropsychiatry critically
  • knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry

As part of the course you will be offered the chance to attend a research day/seminar which is open to 1st and 2nd year students. It includes:

  • the opportunity for you to have your research proposals reviewed
  • a session on submitting proposals to the ethics committee
  • further advice on qualitative and quantitative research

Information for international students

English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) or TOEFL Internet based 95 overall with no less than 22 in any band.

Fees and funding

UK students
MSc: £6,570 FT - £3,285 PT / PG Dip: £4,380 FT - £ 2,190 PT / PGCert: £2,190 FT - £2,190 PT
International students
£18,900 FT

For 2015 entry the Birmingham Masters Scholarship Scheme offers 224 new £10,000 scholarships available for Masters students from under-represented groups.

The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is offering a number of Global Scholarships for Excellence for outstanding students on our postgraduate taught programmes, providing £2,000 toward tuition fees. Find out more about the MDS Scholarships of Excellence.

For other potential sources of funding, please visit our Postgraduate Funding Database.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005