King's College London, University of London: Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry

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


Our Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry MSc course provides interdisciplinary training in a range of behavioural genetics topics and research methods relevant to psychology and psychiatry. You will study three required modules and undertake a research project on one of the broad range of subject areas that are considered fundamental to an understanding of behavioural genetics.

Key benefits

- Offers specialised interdisciplinary graduate training in several subject areas and research methods.

- Taught by the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre, a department recognised as a world-leader in the field of interdisciplinary studies in psychology, psychiatry and behaviour.

- Opportunity to attend the weekly SGDP Centre research seminars led by renowned researchers, such as Professor Francesca Happé, Professor Robert Plomin and Professor Sir Michael Rutter.

- Extensive collaborations within King’s as well as with other universities.

- Study with students from from diverse and rich backgrounds.

- Access to large sets of data for populations who have been studied and followed up over many years.

- Located in a beautiful modern building designed to foster interaction.

- Our state-of-the-art molecular genetics laboratory provides a complete suite of resources for research.


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