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Old Age Psychiatry Research MPhil/PhD/MD(Res)

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Full time | Denmark Hill Campus | 3 years | 27-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Psychiatry

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Description:

Members of the Department’s team carry out biological and clinical research that we believe will have an important impact upon our understanding of dementia and other mental illnesses that affect older people and lead to the development of better treatments. We do this by working in close collaboration with the IoPPN’s Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute, NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health and SLaM Mental Health of Older Adults clinical services. Our research into the basic biology of dementia, the clinical features and the conduct of randomised controlled trials is internationally regarded. We have a particular commitment to the conduct of high quality independent clinical trials because the results of these can impact positively upon the availability of effective treatments.

Course study environment:

Senior members of the Department offer supervision to students wishing to undertake a PhD or MD (Res). There are currently 7 full-time PhD students within the department.

Graduate research students work closely with their supervisors and enjoy regular meetings to discuss their progress. They also liaise with other members of staff with relevant research interests and are encouraged to attend and participate in departmental research presentations and other Institute seminars. There is a full induction for new graduate students on commencing their studies. Each full-time graduate research student is allocated their own workspace and computer; facilities for part-time students can be arranged according to their needs.

Potential research students should contact the Department directly to find out more.

Postgraduate training:

Training courses run by the department, the Institute or through the Graduate School can be utilised as required to provide training in a wide variety of topics, from transferable skills to academic areas directly relevant to the student's thesis.

King's runs an outstanding Researcher Development Programme which is designed to meet the individual training needs of research students. The programme has been developed to ensure we produce the most qualified, experienced and employable researchers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£6,720

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£25,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry 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.