Provides students with a unique understanding of the underlying principles of neurological symptoms, signs, investigations and diseases. Particular emphasis is given to translation from basic science to clinical practice. Suitable for degree holders in medicine and professions allied to medicine. Will equip graduates with the tools for the next stage of their career either clinically or if pursuing research e.g. PhD.
The programme enables trainees in neurology, psychiatry and related health-care disciplines to study the anatomical, physiological and pathological basis of symptoms and signs of brain disorders. The course aims to: provide in-depth knowledge and skills related to specialist clinical practice; develop a detailed understanding of; systematically integrate advances in genetics, molecular neuroscience, electrophysiology and neuroimaging into clinical practice; work independently within a multidisciplinary environment; work at an advanced level to develop and sustain evidence-based practice; appraise and conduct clinical research and audit; critically evaluate their own and others' research.
Dr Gerald Finnerty
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, September to August.
Denmark Hill Campus.
Clinical and non-clinical academic careers in neurology, psychiatry and allied health care professions. PhD studies.
Year of entry 2013