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- Offers specialised interdisciplinary graduate training in several subject areas and research methods.
- Taught by the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre, a department recognised as a world-leader in the field of interdisciplinary studies in psychology, psychiatry and behaviour.
- Opportunity to attend the weekly SGDP Centre research seminars led by renowned researchers, such as Professor Francesca Happé, Professor Robert Plomin and Professor Sir Michael Rutter.
- Extensive collaborations within King’s as well as with other universities.
- Study with students from from diverse and rich backgrounds.
- Access to large sets of data for populations who have been studied and followed up over many years.
- Located in a beautiful modern building designed to foster interaction.
- Our state-of-the-art molecular genetics laboratory provides a complete suite of resources for research.
Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & PsychiatryDenmark Hill Campus
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Location: Denmark Hill Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £28500
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Our Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry MSc course provides interdisciplinary training in a range of behavioural genetics topics and research methods relevant to psychology and psychiatry. You will study three required modules and undertake a research project on one of the broad range of subject areas that are considered fundamental to an understanding of behavioural genetics. Key benefits
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A Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) in psychology or related scientific disciplines such as behavioural, biological or mathematical sciences. Applications from those working in medicine or professions allied to medicine are also welcome. A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters with Merit in a related subject
IELTS: 7.0 (7.0, All in 6.5)
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About this university
There are some 7000 students from outside the UK attending the university from around 150 different countries. As well as the Student Union there are also other facilities on offer to help adjust to life in the UK including the English Language Centre and help with legal paperwork such as visas, money and fees advice and general assistance with getting settled in. The London Student's Union, which later became the King's College London Students Union was founded back in 1873 and has claims to be the oldest in Europe. It provides students with a vast range of activities outside the classroom including over 50 different sports clubs and some 200 activity groups. It operates two bars, a shop and a gym on campus. Its student media came in the top three in the country and has an award winning website. In 2011, the union was responsible for the first student-led think tank in London, which has a membership of around 2000, making it the largest of its kind in Europe. It covers seven different policy areas and assists in lobbying politicians, NGO's and other policymakers. It also produces a peer-reviewed journal each September called The Spectrum.