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Clinical Neuropsychiatry MSc/Diploma


Course Description

Overview

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

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

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 will be offered the chance to attend a research day/seminar which is open to 1st and 2nd year students. It includes:

- the opportunity for you to have your research proposals reviewed
- a session on submitting proposals to the ethics committee
- further advice on qualitative and quantitative research

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open day (Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Clinical Neuropsychiatry MSc/Diploma page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

(Student Profile)

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.


Scholarships

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject plus experience of working with the client group, or a professional qualification plus five years' experience. The University accepts Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

Course Fees

MSc: £6,570 FT / £3,285 PT; PGDip: £4,380 FT / £2,190 PT; PGCert: £2,190 (UK/EU), £17,960 FT only (overseas)


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