War & Psychiatry

|

MSc

|

Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
The MSc War & Psychiatry allows successful applicants to develop skills and knowledge about the way individuals respond to psychological trauma. Drawing on multidisciplinary expertise, students can compare the experiences of different nations to identify both theoretical and practical elements. The programme is ideal for careers in military psychiatry and related NGO, emergency and anti-terrorist services.

Institute of PsychiatrySorry, but you need to update your Adobe Flash™ player
Unfortunately, your browser does not have the latest Adobe Flash™ player installed, or does not support Javascript. You need to have both of these things in order to view this content. Please install Flash and ensure that Javascript is enabled, then refresh this page.
Get Adobe Flash player
KEY BENEFITS
  • Students understand the major principles and issues of military psychiatry.
  • Students learn not only about the psychological effects on soldiers fighting on the front line but also how civilians cope when subjected to the trauma of war or acts of terrorism.
  • Students develop knowledge and skills not necessarily provided by clinical training. 
KEY FACTS
Programme leader/s
Professor Edgar Jones and Dr Ian Robbins
Awarding institution
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Duration
One year FT, two years PT.
Location
Denmark Hill Campus; Strand Campus.
Student destinations
Relevant for a career in military psychiatry and related NGO, emergency and anti-terrorist services.
Year of entry 2014
Offered by
Students chatting