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Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health MSc

King's College London, University of London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

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. By drawing on the wealth of research, education and clinical expertise and experience across our world-renowned Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN), the course will appeal to those with a personal interest in the area of psychology, neuroscience and mental health, and who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills base. The course is delivered 100 per cent online. Students work in small, interactive classes with academic staff, and also receive additional support and guidance.

Course detail

The Psychology & Neuroscience of Mental Health MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert provides a comprehensive and integrated exploration of our current understanding of the psychological and neuroscientific basis of mental health. It draws upon the wealth of research, education, clinical expertise and experience across the world-renowned Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN). The online master’s course promotes an understanding of the evidence base for comprehending the biological, psychological and socio-environmental factors important in the development and maintenance of mental health, and evidence underlining the development and efficacy of the range of treatments of mental health problems. IoPPN teaching staff are senior scientists, clinicians, and educators. Scientists will showcase cutting edge research into the causes and treatment of mental health problems; clinicians will be presenting current best practice in treatment approaches, and students will be supported by a team of educators with vast experience of designing and delivering scientific, clinical and applied education and training.

Teaching and assessment

The programme is delivered entirely online. There are video lectures, coursework including critical appraisal of published work, essays and abstracts and self-directed learning activities. Assessment will include discussion board participation, multiple choice question and short answer question examinations. The MSc pathway requires modules totalling 180 credits to complete the programme, 60 of which will come from the dissertation.

Career prospects

At King’s you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive 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 will: 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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    21st

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 100 6

    15th out of 77 1

    6th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    158 72%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    25th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    60th

    33
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    140 67%

    14th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    11th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    72nd

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    183 88%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    51st

    38

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