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Psychology and Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's, is world renowned. We are ranked 2nd in the world for Psychiatry & Psychology (US News Global Best Universities 2020).

Study of the mind and human brain is one of the most exciting and important areas of advancing medical science, and making a difference is at the heart of what we do. Our world-leading research impacts and influences how we understand, prevent and treat mental illness and other conditions that affect the brain.

We offer a range of postgraduate opportunities, welcoming students from all over the world to learn and train with the best in the field. Based on the same site as the world-famous Maudsley Hospital, our students benefit from outstanding clinical placement, research, networking and mentoring opportunities that prepare them for rewarding and life-changing careers.

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Postgraduate study at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to pursue a range of career paths.

Our close links with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust enable us to offer work experience placements as part of many of our programmes. These provide a valuable insight into an area of work, as well as helping students to establish where their career interests lie and assisting them in making valuable connections.

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