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Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences MD

Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences MD

Key information

Qualification type

DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

Subject areas

Psychology (General) Neuroscience / Neurobiology Medicine (General) Psychiatry

Course type


Course Summary

The Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences is one of the largest university Division of psychiatry in the UK, providing leadership in clinical practice, teaching and high quality, cutting-edge research across many areas of psychiatric practice. The Division aims to offer knowledge and expertise for academic opportunities within human genetics, psychiatric genetics, biological psychiatry, neurodegeneration, developmental psychopathology, bioinformatics and biostatistics research. You can conduct your research degree within the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences. Research is aimed at understanding the fundamental mechanisms underlying major psychiatric and neurological disorders.

The Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences includes the clinical disciplines of Psychiatry, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Optometry. Our research also spans these clinical areas and is broad in scope ranging from biochemistry, molecular genetics and cell biology, through patient investigations including studies of cognition and advanced brain imaging as well as clinical trials, and into epidemiology and other population studies. The following research areas are of particular strength: Psychiatric Genetics and Genomics; Genetic Epidemiology; Biostatistics & Bioinformatics; Schizophrenia; Bipolar disorder; Depression; ADHD; Neurodegenerative disease; Alzheimer’s disease; Huntington’s disease; Parkinson’s disease; Behavioural neuroscience; Epigenetics and genomic imprinting; Neural stem cell biology; cell culture and transplant biology; Psychological aspects of genetics; Epilepsy; Syndromes associated with intellectual disabilities.

Different course options

Full time | Cardiff University | 2 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


2 years

Start date


Tuition fees

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Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

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University information

Cardiff University is the oldest university in the capital of Wales. This vibrant and diverse Russell Group university has over 31,000 students, 8,455 of which are postgraduate students and nearly 8,000 are international students, coming from over 180 countries. The University is renowned for research-led teaching and cultivates a stimulating academic environment where cutting-edge research can be produced. The University was ranked 5th in...more