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Psychological Medicine

King's College London

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
Duration
25350 GBP/year
6720 GBP/year
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About

The Department of Psychological Medicine at King's College London is the largest department in the Institute of Psychiatry Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). It currently has around 20 full-time academics and a total of approximately 100 members of staff. The department has approximately 50 doctoral students.

Overview

The large number of staff and students in the Department of Psychological Medicine at King's College London provides an environment which is very beneficial to research students because:

  • of the research and clinical expertise available
  • of the structures which are in place to help students achieve their goals
  • of the collegiality and support that is afforded by having other young researchers going through the same experience. 

Key facts:

The Head of the Department is Professor Ulrike Schmidt, Professor of Eating Disorders.

The department is research-led but in addition, has a broad teaching and clinical remit. The mental health problems of particular interest are those of the common mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, liaison psychiatry, military mental health, perinatal psychiatry, and stress related disorders. 

Programme Structure

All of the research groups work closely with service users, their families, and healthy volunteers i.e in relation to clinical projects. The research groups are:

  • Affective Disorders
  • Diabetes and Psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders
  • General Hospital Psychiatry
  • King's Centre for Military Health Research
  • Mental Health, Ethics and Law
  • Stress, Psychiatry and Immunology Laboratory & Section of Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Trauma Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours.
  • A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters with Merit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25350 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6720 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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