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Full time & Part time September MSc, PgCert, PgDip 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness (principally doctors, neurologists, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, clinical psychologists and psychologists intending to become clinical psychologists).

The programme is also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills.

Why Study this Course?

The MSc Clinical Neuropsychiatry will provide you with:

  • the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders
  • the ability to appraise research in neuropsychiatry critically
  • knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry

As part of the course you

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Entry Requirements

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).

Course Content

Where is University of Birmingham


Student Profile(s)

Suraj Pal Singh

Current post - Residency Training in the USA

How has your career developed since graduating from the University of Birmingham?

It provided a well-rounded training. I had the chance to learn from experts and wonderful teachers. It definitely added to my knowledge base. I have had more confidence in working with patients with neuropsychiatric problems and also my research skills are better.

What is the best thing about the job you are doing now?

The patient care and research.

Why did you originally apply to do your chosen course at Birmingham?

It is a great University, in a lovely city with lovely people.

How did you grow as a person by studying at University? Did it change your life in any way?

My knowledge base in neuropsychiatry grew immensely. I now have some basic tools to start my research project in a related area.

Dr Bruno Silva

Bruno is a Psychiatry resident with a special interest in Neuropsychiatry. After studying Medicine (MSc) and Neuropsychology (MSc) in Portugal, Bruno has continued to undertake an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry in Birmingham, aiming to develop a Neuropsychiatry clinic in Lisbon.

Bruno is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact him online with questions or read further about his experience at the University of Birmingham on his mentor page:

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