The programme develops advanced skills in psychiatric & psychological research methods. NHS volunteer programme is available for students interested in gaining clinical experience (the programme acts as facilitator only and placements are not guaranteed for all). Study on the programme provides an ideal step towards a PhD or Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
- Provides an in-depth practical and theoretical knowledge base to guide the practice and interpretation of mental health research and an understanding of the context in which it takes place.
- Core module delivers advanced training in the ethical and scientific principles common to all mental research disciplines, together with skills in advanced statistics, epidemiology and research methodology.
- Flexible, modular programme, designed for you to develop specific areas of interest including Neuroimaging; Psychiatric Genetics; Psychopharmacology; Clinical Trials in Psychiatry and Brain Behaviour Interface.
Dr Alice Egerton
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
1 year FT & 2 years PT
Denmark Hill Campus.
Further research (PhD); enhanced careers in mental health and social care as clinicians and policy makers.
Year of entry 2015