Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry




Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
The first year of a four-year programme leading to a PhD. Gain research training at the interface between social, genetic and developmental psychiatry and within an ethos of interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Tailored to facilitate your learning objectives in relation to statistics and core research areas.

Institute of Psychiatry
  • Large number of internationally-rated researchers create a highly interdisciplinary environment.
  • Opportunities to develop and pursue your own research from the beginning of the programme.
  • Modern, state-of-the-art DNA banking, extraction and genotyping facilities.
Programme leader/s
Dr Helen Fisher
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, September to September. Upon successful completion of the MSc, students will be expected to register for MPhil/PhD, which will last another three years.
Denmark Hill Campus.
Student destinations
Students are aiming for a PhD programme in Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry. This unique programme provides graduates of the 1+3 programme with training for a career in academia specialising in research into the social, genetic and developmental aspects of psychiatric illness and careers in industry.
Year of entry 2015
Offered by
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