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The IoPPN offers a number of distance learning courses which are delivered 100% online. Students work in small, interactive classes with academic staff, and also receive additional support and guidance.

Welcome to the cutting edge of mental health research. The 100% online Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health MSc/PGDip/PGCert allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. You will gain an unrivalled knowledge of mental health theory, practice and research methods from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), Europe’s largest centre for postgraduate education in its field. The programme is taught online, meaning you can advance your education without taking a break from work or other commitments. There are six entry points throughout the year, allowing you maximum flexibility.

This innovative qualification from King’s is taught 100% online over two years, and is therefore designed to fit around your work and life commitments. This postgraduate course will allow you to apply your neuroscience knowledge to real world settings. From the research lab to marketing and games design, the application of neuroscience has the potential to deepen your understanding of how the brain and the nervous system serves to drive our every thought, sensation and emotion.

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The International Programme in Addiction Studies (IPAS) is a unique collaboration of three of the world's leading research universities in the field of Addiction Science: The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, the University of Adelaide, and Virginia Commonwealth University.

This partnership offers three nested graduate programme options available (PG Cert, PG Dip, MSc) to students from around the globe via distance learning technologies. Students are exposed to cutting edge research on subjects ranging from the biological basis of addiction to addiction treatment, prevention and policy, covering key issues from an international viewpoint.

The programme is fully online and does not require any campus visits. Students benefit from access to the online resources of all partner universities. Upon completion of the curriculum, students receive a triple-badge diploma jointly conferred by the three institutions. 100% overall student satisfaction in the 2014/2015 UK Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES). Watch our video on the MSc International Programme in Addiction Studies by visiting the link to the course page below.


Psychology BSc from University of London

This flexible online programme offered by the University of London provides you with a contemporary approach to the study of the human mind. You will gain a thorough understanding of human behaviour and learn to apply psychological science to a variety of contemporary and social challenges.

The content enriched by the IoPPN will have an emphasis on quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistical analysis. Your learning experience will be enhanced with an accessible and attractive learning platform as well as opportunities for self-assessment.

Students can complete the BSc Psychology in a minimum of three years (subject to module availability) or a maximum of six years. Your bachelor’s degree with honours will be awarded by the University of London with academic direction from King's College London. Find out more and apply

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