Research course

Psychiatry

Institution
University of Birmingham · Division of Neuroscience
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

For Masters study: 2:1 (Hons) in a relevant subject. For PhD study: 1st (Hons) or a Masters degree in a relevant subject. Work-related experience is also taken into account for registration.

Months of entry

January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December

Course content

A major area of research is molecular psychiatry, focusing on the molecular investigation of neuropsychiatric disease, with a particular emphasis on bipolar and related mood disorders, including puerperal psychosis, seasonal affective disorder, major depression and drug-induced psychoses. The team also has groups of researchers with particular strengths in community psychiatry, addictions and forensic psychiatry.

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Department specialisms

Developmental Psychiatry; Forensic Psychiatry; Child Psychiatry; Post-Partum Mental Illnesses; Community Care; Epilepsy.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,121 FT - £2,061 PT
International students
£17,910 FT
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MSc by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate enquiry service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005