The programme is designed for students and professionals interested in the way human beings respond in situations of extreme stress. It provides an internationally recognised qualification in military psychiatry which eqips students with transferable skills and a higher level of theoretical understanding. Students include psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and other health-care professionals in the armed forces, emergency service workers and students of war studies.
The programme enables students to develop skills and knowledge about the way individuals, both in the armed forces and civilians, respond to psychological trauma.
Drawing on multidisciplinary expertise, it compares the experiences of different nations over the last century to identify both theoretical and practical elements of the subject.
Professor Edgar Jones and Dr Ian Robbins
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT.
Denmark Hill Campus; Strand Campus.
Relevant for a career in military psychiatry and related NGO, emergency and anti-terrorist services.
Year of entry 2013