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Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health MSc, PG Dip PG Cert

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The online Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health course aims to provide a comprehensive and integrated exploration of our current understanding of the psychological and neuroscientific basis of mental health. The course draws on the wealth of research, education and clinical expertise and experience across our world-renowned Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) and will appeal to individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills base and those with a personal interest in the area of psychology, neuroscience and mental health. the area of psychology, neuroscience and mental health, and who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills base.

Key benefits

  • The course is delivered 100 per cent online. Benefit from a teaching environment where you'll experience instructor interaction and collaboration with a global network of like-minded students and professionals, as well as have the opportunity to develop as a self-directed learner.
  • Cutting edge expertise: impact of the IoPPN’s work was 100 per cent world leading or internationally excellent, and our research environment was judged as 100 per cent world leading (Research Excellence Framework, 2021).
  • Online access to teaching materials developed from experts across Kings College London, providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective of important mental health problems.
  • Support to develop and demonstrate research and critical appraisal skills that will permit appreciation, interpretation and reporting of research evidence, as preparation for research or further education.

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Employability

King’s is ranked seventh in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education's Global Employability University Ranking 2021).

At King’s you’ll enter into one of the world’s most vibrant and diverse student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field.The Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health MSc should:

• benefit those wishing to become a graduate research worker and will optimise opportunities for PhD training. It will also provide a stepping-stone towards professional training as a mental health practitioner

• enhance the career profile of those already working clinically in the field of mental health by increasing understanding and knowledge of the subject area which will help to inform clinical practice

• provide transferable skills and knowledge that can benefit a number of career paths.

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Employability

King’s is ranked seventh in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher Education's Global Employability University Ranking 2021).

At King’s you’ll enter into one of the world’s most vibrant and diverse student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field.The Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health MSc should:

• benefit those wishing to become a graduate research worker and will optimise opportunities for PhD training. It will also provide a stepping-stone towards professional training as a mental health practitioner

• enhance the career profile of those already working clinically in the field of mental health by increasing understanding and knowledge of the subject area which will help to inform clinical practice

• provide transferable skills and knowledge that can benefit a number of career paths.

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