King's College London

Course Introduction

Clinical neuropsychiatry considers mental disorders from a neurological standpoint. It is an exciting and developing area of study.

Our new MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry will allow students to develop the skills and knowledge required to specialise in neuropsychiatry as a clinician or academic. We welcome biomedical and psychology graduates, as well as psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists onto the course.

Key benefits

' SlaM offers the widest range of mental health services in the UK and provides one of only two NHS inpatient neuropsychiatry units.

' Unrivalled access to international experts across clinical and basic sciences relevant to neuropsychiatry.

' State'of'the'art equipment: Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, MRC Social Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Maurice Wohl Neuroscience Centre, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (the only Mental Health specific centre of its kind). Access to EEG/ERPs and TMS equipment at King’s College Hospital.

' Clinical placement ' including practical experience of clinical assessment and management. This scheme will give the student exposure to the work of the wide variety of neuropsychiatry services in the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and related disciplines such as neurology and neuropsychology within the wider King’s Health Partners (KHP) – particularly those at King’s College Hospital (KCH). These modules will include clinical supervision and mentorship in presenting case discussions. Clinical placements are subject to availability.

Course Modules

Please see the Clinical Neuropsychiatry page on the King's website for details on modules.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Master of Science - MSc (PG)
2 years
Part Time
Master of Science - MSc (PG)

Qualifications required:

  • Essential - A degree in a relevant scientific or clinical subject, e.g. medicine, psychology, nursing or neuroscience (2:2 or above for non-medical degrees).
  • Desirable - A professional qualification in mental health related field would be desirable. We will take into account mature students seeking to expand or change their area of clinical focus.