Postgraduate study in Mental Health & Psychological Sciences
The Mental Health & Psychological Sciences is home to many of the basic and evaluative sciences (e.g. psychology, economics, statistics, informatics) that underpin IoPPN research; and expertise (psychology, service research and improvement science) that improves the impact of scientific breakthroughs across King’s Health Partners (KHP). Our teaching and research links across the whole IoPPN.
Mental Health & Psychological Sciences embraces research, education and clinical translation aiming to further understand and improve mental health and brain disease, and train the next generation of researchers and practitioners.
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Applied Statistical Modelling & Health Informatics MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert, PG Dip
The Applied Statistical Modelling and Health Informatics course has been created to deliver a skill set and knowledge base in “multimodal” and “big data” analysis techniques, which are a recognised scarcity within UK Life sciences.
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CBT PGDip programme overview
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has received wide-spread recognition from clinicians, researchers and more recently the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for anxiety and depression.
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Developmental Psychology & Psychopathology MSc
You will develop knowledge about the genetic and environmental causes of typical and atypical psychological development, the standard psychological therapies and treatments available, and research methods and statistics relevant to this field. The course will provide you with both research and clinical focus.
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Global Mental Health MSc
Global Mental Health MSc is jointly run by King's College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, providing a unique course of study for students who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of the issues surrounding the discipline of global mental health. You will acquire the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and evaluate mental health programmes in low resource settings as well as learning how to conduct and critically evaluate research. Our course constitutes an excellent preparation for careers in policy, research and work in international agencies.
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MSc Health Psychology
BPS-accredited MSc in Health Psychology is specifically designed for graduate psychologists who wish to go on to becoming registered Health Psychologists with the HCPC. Our Health Psychology course combines classroom teaching, individual study and practical work in statistics, a supervised research project and a 100-hour health- based clinical placement.
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Duration: One year
Develop multimodal and big data analysis techniques to solve real-world problems.
Duration: One year full-time, October start
Study PG Dip Cognitive Behavioural Therapies in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's College London.
Duration: PG Dip two years part-time, one year fast-track, full-time
The PG Dip course equips students with a critical understanding of psychological models of psychosis and the skills to deliver high quality and creative cognitive behavioural interventions. The shorter PG Cert course focuses on clinical skills, for clinicians, or on theoretical background for researchers, academics and non-practitioners.
Duration: 12 months
Developmental Psychology & Psychopathology MSc. Benefit from comprehensive coverage of the field exploring how biological, behavioural and cognitive processes, along with family and wider social forces, can affect typical and atypical development. The course is ideal if you plan to work/are working in mental health with young people, or you are looking to progress to the DClinPsy or a PhD. Placements and clinical observerships are available.
Duration: One year full-time
The Global Mental Health MSc is jointly run by King's College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, providing a unique course of study for students who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of the issues surrounding the new discipline of global mental health.
Duration: One year full-time, 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.