This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness.
Also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills, it provides you with:
the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders
the ability to critically appraise research in neuropsychiatry
knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry
A good relevant degree (at 2:1 or equivalent) and experience of working with the client group, or an appropriate professional qualification at sub-degree level and five years experience of working with the client group. The University accepts Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For further details see here.
Non UK/EU applicants are advised to apply as early as they can so that all necessary paperwork can be completed prior to starting the programme.
English language requirements
You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
by holding an English language qualification to the right level
by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students
English to IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component).
Brain and Mind(20 credits)
Brain Injury (20 credits)
Common Neuropsychiatric Disorders (10 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)
Epilepsy - An Introduction (10 credits)
Huntingtons Disease (10 credits)
Neurodegenerative Disorders (10 credits)
Research Methods (Distance Learning) (20 credits)
Somatoform Disorders (10 credits)
Tourettes Syndrome (10 credits)
Full time is usually over 2 afternoons per week and/or and some 3 day blocks.
Part time is usually 1 afternoon per week and/or some 3 day blocks.
We recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market.
Here are just a few ways in which we can help postgraduates to get ahead:
Careers Networking opportunities
Effective careers strategy toolkit
Year planner for all postgraduate students
Masters Career Coaching Workshops
One to one careers guidance
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