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Continuing professional development

Training and Development

To help make sure our staff and postgraduate research students get the most out of their time at King's, we offer a wide range of support, training and development opportunities to help them fulfil their potential and develop their careers. These opportunities are mainly focused around generic and transferable skills.

Please note that all our courses are available to current King’s College London students and staff only.

What courses do we offer?

We offer a wide range of classroom-based courses which cover all the essential skills and support needed to develop a strong career in academic research. These courses range from advice on career development to practical skills for writing, editing and analysis.




Careers in Psychiatry, Mental Health, and Psychology

CPD sessions

The Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning offers a range of continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for academics, research and professional services staff.

Online materials

We also provide online material via the King's e-learning platform  KEATS

Statistics Advisory Service

The Statistics Advisory Service is intended to provide initial project advice and technical support with carrying out the statistical aspects of a research project.

Library Services

The library homepage provides all the information. Library Services also provide training and play an important role in the College’s Graduate Skills Development Programme. For further information, see Library Guides.

The Library Services’ training portfolio includes:

  • Information skills training, including searching for, appraising and citing online and print resources
  • Bibliographic software training, comprising subject specific courses in EndNote
  • Dissertation support workshops
  • Dedicated NHS training provision
  • Information management courses on managing records and data, for staff and researchers

Events and seminars

IoPPN hosts important events that include speakers such as cabinet ministers, famous authors and star performers. For future events information please visit the faculty events page. We also host Weekly seminars and journal clubs.

The Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences hosts a range of seminars, training programmes and events open to staff, students and the wider public. 

FANS Science Meetings 

FANS Science Meetings are a series of seminars providing invited internal and external speakers the opportunity to present the latest research and developments from across the field. The meetings are also a lively forum for all to exchange knowledge and ideas and build connections across the department and beyond.

Seminars take place every two months, 12.00 - 13.30. Have a look on the King's College London events section to find out when the next FANS Science Meeting is taking place.

ADOS-2 & ADI-R - Training

The Department of Forensics & Neurodevelopmental Sciences organises approximately two ADOS-2 and ADI-R training courses per year. If you would like to enquire about availability or to be added to the waiting list to be informed of future courses please contact 

The Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network (BPSN)

The Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network (BPSN) allows King’s PhD students to access training at several other universities around London.

The purpose of the BPSN shared skills training programme is to allow research students in the participating institutions to enhance their research and transferable skills, through attending training courses and workshops at other institutions. Only research students from the BPSN member Institutions are eligible to attend BPSN courses.

Participating institutions are: University College London, Birkbeck, King's College London, London School of Economics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, School of Advanced Study, School of Oriental and African Studies, Royal Veterinary College. 

The training courses on offer from the participating institutions changes as the year proceeds; please review the programme on offer at regular intervals.

Academic Psychiatry

Academic Psychiatry

The School of Academic Psychiatry comprises six clinical departments: Addictions, Child and…

Contact us

Contact us

Contact details for the Division of Academic Psychiatry