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Postgraduate

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine has a mission to address the changing landscape of health and medicine from a social science perspective. 

Students from around the world come to our department as one of the best places to study why health is more than medical matter. 

Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MSc/MRes Biomedical & Molecular Sciences Research in the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Our Clinical Neurodevelopmental Sciences course provides you with a holistic understanding of the aetiology and clinical management of neurodevelopmental disorders across the lifespan, with a particular emphasis on the adult population.

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Duration One year FT, September to September, two years PT.

Our Family Therapy MSc course offers a comprehensive course of clinical training in family therapy, including extensive supervised work with families in both adult and child mental health settings.

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Duration One year FT, Two years PT (Forensic Mental Health Research pathway only), September to September.

The Forensic Mental Health course is designed for students with a clinical or academic interest in the complex relationship between mental disorders and criminal behaviour.

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Duration One year FT.

Our Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry MSc course provides interdisciplinary training in a range of behavioural genetics topics and research methods relevant to psychology and psychiatry.

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Gerontology & Ageing MA/MSc (with pathways in Gerontology, Ageing & Society, or Public Policy & Ageing), taught in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy

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Duration 1 year FT, 2 years PT

Study MSC Global Health & Social Justice in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, September to September

Our BPS-accredited Health Psychology MSc is specifically designed for graduate psychologists who wish to obtain BPS recognition as a charted health psychologist. The programme combines classroom teaching, individual study, and practical work in statistics, supervised research project and a 100-hour health-based clinical placement.

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Duration One year FT, two years PT, September to September.

Study MSc Medicine, Health and Public Policy in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London.

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Duration One year FT, Two years PT, October to September.

Our Mental Health Studies MSc course will equip you with the relevant knowledge in the field of mental health and provide you with the opportunity to examine one area further through both theoretical and empirical research.

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Duration Six months FT, 18 months PT, January to July.

Study MSc Research Methods for Social Science & Health in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London.

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Medicine, Health & Public Policy MSc

Mariam shares her journey, first as an undergraduate and later as a postgraduate student where she conducted field research in Pakistan. She hopes to continue her journey in academia by pursuing a PhD in the department one day.

Why study with us?

We combine insights from the natural and medical sciences, social sciences and philosophy to enable students to understand possible solutions to today’s global challenges in order to create a healthy future. Whether students want to promote responsible biomedical research, address global health inequities or ensure fairness across generations, they are required to consider numerous perspectives in order to succeed. Our programmes foster thinking across disciplines and national boundaries.

Student support

We are dedicated to supporting students as they take their next academic or professional steps, by actively helping them engage with NGOs and charities, thinktanks, government, intergovernmental organisations, the private sector and academia – all areas in which our students have gone on to work in. 

 

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Student support

Global Health & Social Medicine and King’s are committed to enabling your success as a student. We offer a wide range of services to support you both academically and personally while you are studying with us.

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