King's College London

Course Introduction

The programme gives equal priority to social, epidemiological and biological research methods, emphasising the interface between these approaches, but its modular structure allows you to focus on any of the areas. The course has a practical orientation, developing skills in critical appraisal of existing research, hypothesis formulation, study design, data gathering, research management, data analysis, writing research reports and scientific publications.

Course Modules

Modules include: Research methods, ethics and statistics in mental health; advanced statistics; designing, funding and publishing a study; research dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in an appropriate subject (e.g. psychology; social science; or health science); or a registrable qualification appropriate to the programme in medicine or overseas equivalent; or a professional mental health qualification.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £24,750  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,375  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,250  Academic year. First year home fees