War & Psychiatry MScDenmark Hill Campus
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Rank: 14 (UKEAS)
Location: Denmark Hill Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Our MSc in War & Psychiatry will introduce you to ways of understanding how individuals, both members of the armed forces and civilians, prepare for and cope with psychological trauma. It is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to explore the field of human conflict. Drawing on multidisciplinary expertise from history, psychology and epidemiology, you will have the opportunity to compare the experiences of different nations to explore both theoretical and practical aspects of the subject. The course is relevant for careers in military psychiatry and related NGOs, emergency response and anti-terrorist services.We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment. Key benefits
- You will gain an understanding of how people prepare themselves for war, cope during conflict and adjust to peacetime life.
- You will be taught by internationally recognised researchers and clinicians.
- You will learn not only about the psychological effects on soldiers fighting on the front line but also how civilians cope when subjected to the trauma of war or acts of terrorism.
- You will examine the psychology of conflict through different cultures.
- You will develop knowledge and skills not necessarily provided by clinical training.
Applicants should have either: A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in medicine or psychology A Bachelor's degree in any subject Other qualifications and experience which demonstrate an ability to undertake the programme
IELTS: 7.0 (7.0, All in 6.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for King's College London.
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.