King's College London, University of London: Applied Neuroscience

InstitutionKing's College London, University of London
Department Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Telephone +44 (0) 207 848 7000
Study type Taught


Neuroscience is an exciting and emerging discipline which seeks to understand the most complex organ in the body - the nervous system. Neuroscience is a modern, multidisciplinary subject. As such, it draws together knowledge and expertise from many areas of science, from molecular biology up to the psychological study of the mind.

This innovative qualification from King’s is taught 100% online over two years, and is therefore designed to fit around your 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 and games design, the application of neuroscience has the potential to deepen your understanding of how the brain and the nervous system serves to drive our every thought, sensation and emotion.

Key Benefits

  • The IoPPN at King’s at is Europe’s largest centre for research and postgraduate education in psychiatry, psychology and basic and clinical neuroscience.

  • Based on the same site as the world-famous Maudsley Hospital, our links with industry ensure that we remain at the forefront of research and healthcare delivery.

  • 100% of our research impact and research environment has been rated world-leading in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

  • Learn from high profile academics who are leaders in their field.

  • Six entry points throughout the year, 100% online and taught part-time over two years, so you can balance study alongside work and life commitments.

  • All you need is a computer and an internet connection.

  • Achieve a Postgraduate Diploma in 16 months and an MSc in two years.

  • With small class sizes, you benefit from close instructor interaction and collaboration with other students from everywhere in the world.

  • The 100% online Applied Neuroscience Postgraduate Diploma and MSc programme allows you to benefit from an innovative and contemporary curriculum, whilst learning from our world-leading scientists.

Studying Applied Neuroscience MSc at King’s is ideal for people who either:

  • Already come from a neuroscience or psychology background and wish to extend their knowledge and skills, and progress their career within this field.

  • Do not necessarily have a science background, but wish to apply neuroscience knowledge to their field of work.

  • Are looking to progress into research.

  • Want to progress to a PhD or DClinPsy.

  • Appreciate the flexibility of having six entry points throughout the year.


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