The MSc Psychiatry course is run in collaboration with Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
The first year of this course follows the Royal College of Psychiatrists core knowledge curriculum, with an opportunity to exit with a PGcert. The second year incorporates development of wider clinical professional skills in leadership and teaching. The third year provides a structured research opportunity within the mental health field, working towards completion of a dissertation.
Key areas of study
Core principles of psychiatry
Biological sciences in psychiatry
Research methods and critical appraisal
Leadership and change management in clinical services
Communication, learning and teaching in health and social care
Principles of Psychiatry (20 credits)
Behavioural science and psychotherapy (20 credits)