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Affective Disorders MSc

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Scholarships available, see Fees & Funding section for more information. **We are proud to have been awarded an IoPPN Excellence Award in 2022/2023 for student satisfaction based on the Postgraduate Taught Education Survey (PTES)** Our Affective Disorders course has been created for a broad spectrum of students and mental health professionals who are interested in specialist training from world-class experts. You will study all aspects of affective disorders, ranging from their characterisation and assessment to the challenges in treating these conditions. Our course is designed to be interdisciplinary and its focus is on both biological and psychological aspects. It is therefore suitable for students who seek to broaden their knowledge beyond professional boundaries, such as medicine and psychology.

Key benefits

  • Specialist careers for those interested in studying or researching affective disorders.
  • Valuable insight from internationally leading clinicians and scientists specialising in affective disorders.
  • An optional clinical observership in a key mental health service that treats patients with affective disorders.

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Employability

Upon completion, you will have a solid understanding of the concepts, theories and practicalities that are relevant to affective disorders. You may go on to enhanced careers in mental health as clinicians and/or policy makers, conduct further full-time study in an academic research environment (e.g. PhD) or in taught clinical courses (e.g. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, if you have completed a BPS accredited undergraduate course before), gain employment in an academic, clinical or pharmaceutical organisation. You may also enter scientific publishing.

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Employability

Upon completion, you will have a solid understanding of the concepts, theories and practicalities that are relevant to affective disorders. You may go on to enhanced careers in mental health as clinicians and/or policy makers, conduct further full-time study in an academic research environment (e.g. PhD) or in taught clinical courses (e.g. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, if you have completed a BPS accredited undergraduate course before), gain employment in an academic, clinical or pharmaceutical organisation. You may also enter scientific publishing.

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