King's College London

Course Introduction

This course provides interdisciplinary postgraduate training in a range of behavioural genetics topics and research methods relevant to psychology and psychiatry, and other areas that are considered fundamental to an understanding of behavioural genetics.

Course Modules

Modules include: Introduction to behavioural genetics; research methods twin model fitting; genetic epidemiology; molecular genetics; statistical genetics; bioinformatics; psychology and psychopathology (developmental psychology; social development; psychosis and bipolar disorder, emotional/behavioural disorders; in vitro and in vivo model systems); research project.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum 2.1 Honours degree; or equivalent in psychology ;or related disciplines (behavioural, biological or mathematical sciences); relevant work experience.

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) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees