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Study mode

Online

Duration

2 years

Start date

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Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Neuroscience / Neurobiology

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Neuroscience is a modern, multidisciplinary subject. As such, it draws together knowledge and expertise from many areas of science, from molecular biology to the psychological study of the mind. This innovative qualification from King’s College London is 100% online, so students can balance study alongside work and life commitments. This postgraduate course will allow you to apply your neuroscience knowledge to real world settings. From the research lab to marketing, the application of neuroscience has the potential to deepen your understanding of how the nervous system serves to drive our every thought, sensation and emotion. The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) is one of the leading providers of neuroscience education in the UK, and Europe’s largest centre for research and postgraduate education in psychiatry, psychology and basic and clinical neuroscience. Our research centres are at the international forefront of this field and we are world renowned for the high quality of our research. This 100% online Applied Neuroscience MSc course allows you to benefit from an innovative and contemporary curriculum, whist learning from our world leading scientists.

Course detail

The Applied Neuroscience course provides a comprehensive and integrated exploration of our current understanding of the neuroscientific field and will provide opportunities for students to develop specific interests in the applied neuroscience areas of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental diseases, neuroimaging and how neuroscience can impact society. This 100% online neuroscience course draws upon the wealth of research, education and clinical expertise and experience across the world-renowned IoPPN.

Teaching and assessment

The programme is delivered entirely online. There are video lectures, coursework including critical appraisal of published work, essays and abstracts and self-directed learning activities. Assessment will include discussion board participation, multiple choice question and short answer questions examinations. The primary methods of assessment for this course are online examinations and coursework. The study time and assessment methods typically give an indication of what to expect. However, these may vary depending upon the modules.

Career prospects

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Applied Neuroscience MSc will: open up opportunities within research, or progress to PhD; provide transferable skills and knowledge that can benefit a number of career paths; provide a solid set of transferable research skills such as analysis, report writing, reviewing and critical appraisal and expand career opportunities within clinical psychology.

Modules

Biological Foundations of Mental Health (15 Credits)
Contemporary Advance in Neuroscience (15 Credits)
Mental Health in the Community (15 Credits)
Neurodevelopmental Disorders: From Bench to Bedside (15 Credits)
Techniques in Neuroscience (15 Credits)
Research Skills: Synoptic Project I (15 Credits)
Research Skills: From Methods & Procedures to Analysis & Reporting (15 Credits)
Research Skills: From Reviewing & Critical Analysis to Research Ethics (15 Credits)
Research Skills: Synoptic Project Il (15 Credits)
Psychological Foundations of Mental Health (15 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Your fees will be charged per module as you progress through the course. MSc: 12 modules (£18,456). Tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase (capped at 5%) each academic year in line with King's College London's terms and conditions. Each increase comes into effect in September of each year.?From September 2022 onwards, modules will be charged at £1,575 per module.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Your fees will be charged per module as you progress through the course. MSc: 12 modules (£18,456). Tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase (capped at 5%) each academic year in line with King's College London's terms and conditions. Each increase comes into effect in September of each year.?From September 2022 onwards, modules will be charged at £1,575 per module.

Entry requirements

Standard: Academic/professional requirements: A bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in any subject. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. Candidates who achieved a 2:2 in their undergraduate degree will need to support their application with a one page personal statement and an academic reference.