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Key information

Award:
MPhil
PhD
MDRes
Study mode:
Full time
Part time
Campus:
Denmark Hill Campus

The SGDP Centre welcomes applications from both home and overseas students. The Centre’s students are diverse in their backgrounds, with about half coming from social science and the other half from biological and related sciences. Our students are supported by a range of funding schemes including the MRC, ESRC, DRIVE-health, King’s China scheme and many others. Our faculty members of the Centre are able to supervise students on a 1+3 PhD studentships as well as those on a traditional +3 PhD.

Our 1+3 students often undertake the MSc in Developmental Psychology & Psychopathology (DEV-PP) for 1 year before commencing their PhD project. The MSc DEV-PP programme takes a highly interdisciplinary approach to explore how biological, behavioural and cognitive processes, along with family and wider social forces, can affect typical and atypical development. Students are taught by world-leading experts and receive training across multiple research fields: molecular & behavioural genetics, twin modelling, statistical genetics, epigenetics, bioinformatics, social and cognitive psychology, and developmental psychiatry. At the end of the first year, successful students are awarded a Master of Science degree and need not apply to be promoted to PhD training for the remaining 3 years.

The +3 students may already have research experience and/or be familiar with the interdisciplinary nature of our research areas and have ideas about an appropriate SGDP project and/or research method. They will also usually already hold an MSc (or equivalent qualification) relevant to their PhD topic.

Both programmes include continuous involvement in Centre research which focuses on interdisciplinary approaches in topics including: antisocial behaviour, anorexia and eating disorders, anxiety, autism, depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder across development using powerful analytical and molecular tools (EEG, statistics, bioinformatics, molecular genetics, epigenetics).

UK Tuition Fees 2022/23

Full time tuition fees: £7,050 per year

Part time tuition fees: £3,525 per year

International Tuition Fees 2022/23

Full time tuition fees: £26,640 per year

Part time tuition fees: £13,320 per year

UK Tuition Fees 2023/24

Full time tuition fees: £7,500 per year

Part time tuition fees: £3,750 per year

International Tuition Fees 2023/24

Full time tuition fees: £28,260 per year

Part time tuition fees: £14,130 per year

These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King's terms and conditions.

Base campus

NEV-main-Denmark-Hill-Campus
Denmark Hill Campus

Home to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, clinical and teaching facilities for the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences and the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation.

Graduate research students work closely with their supervisors and enjoy regular meetings to discuss their progress. They also liaise with other members of staff with relevant research interests and are encouraged to attend and participate in departmental research presentations and other Institute seminars. There is a full induction for new graduate students on commencing their studies. Each full-time graduate research student is allocated their own workspace and computer; facilities for part-time students can be arranged according to their needs.

Head of group/division

Departmental Manager: Ms Lilli Cleghorn- lilli.cleghorn@kcl.ac.uk

Centre Director: Prof Cathryn Lewis – cathryn.lewis@kcl.ac.uk

Contact for information

For any additional queries regarding application and project approval procedures please contact:

Admissions Tutor: Prof Jonna Kuntsi- jonna.kuntsi@kcl.ac.uk

Programme Leader and PhD Chair: Dr Chloe Wong- chloe.wong@kcl.ac.uk

Departmental Manager: Ms Lilli Cleghorn- lilli.cleghorn@kcl.ac.uk

Contact email

ioppn.pgr@kcl.ac.uk

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UK Tuition Fees 2022/23

Full time tuition fees: £7,050 per year

Part time tuition fees: £3,525 per year

International Tuition Fees 2022/23

Full time tuition fees: £26,640 per year

Part time tuition fees: £13,320 per year

UK Tuition Fees 2023/24

Full time tuition fees: £7,500 per year

Part time tuition fees: £3,750 per year

International Tuition Fees 2023/24

Full time tuition fees: £28,260 per year

Part time tuition fees: £14,130 per year

These tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King's terms and conditions.

Base campus

NEV-main-Denmark-Hill-Campus
Denmark Hill Campus

Home to the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, clinical and teaching facilities for the Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial Sciences and the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation.

Graduate research students work closely with their supervisors and enjoy regular meetings to discuss their progress. They also liaise with other members of staff with relevant research interests and are encouraged to attend and participate in departmental research presentations and other Institute seminars. There is a full induction for new graduate students on commencing their studies. Each full-time graduate research student is allocated their own workspace and computer; facilities for part-time students can be arranged according to their needs.

Head of group/division

Departmental Manager: Ms Lilli Cleghorn- lilli.cleghorn@kcl.ac.uk

Centre Director: Prof Cathryn Lewis – cathryn.lewis@kcl.ac.uk

Contact for information

For any additional queries regarding application and project approval procedures please contact:

Admissions Tutor: Prof Jonna Kuntsi- jonna.kuntsi@kcl.ac.uk

Programme Leader and PhD Chair: Dr Chloe Wong- chloe.wong@kcl.ac.uk

Departmental Manager: Ms Lilli Cleghorn- lilli.cleghorn@kcl.ac.uk

Contact email

ioppn.pgr@kcl.ac.uk

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Key information

Award:
MPhil
PhD
MDRes
Study mode:
Full time
Part time
Campus:
Denmark Hill Campus

Contact us

For any additional queries regarding application and project approval procedures please contact: Admissions Tutor: Prof Jonna Kuntsi- jonna.kuntsi@kcl.ac.uk Programme Leader and PhD Chair: Dr Chloe Wong- chloe.wong@kcl.ac.uk Departmental Manager: Ms Lilli Cleghorn- lilli.cleghorn@kcl.ac.uk

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