Queen Mary University of London: Psychology: Mental Health Sciences

InstitutionQueen Mary University of London
Department Biological and Chemical Sciences
Web http://www.qmul.ac.uk
Study type Taught


This new course for 2021 will provide you with interdisciplinary training integrating social, developmental, neuroscientific and genetic approaches to understanding psychiatric disorders and will include hands-on training in a range of advanced methods for studying the causes and consequence of mental illness.

  • Get hands-on training in cutting-edge research techniques, contemporary approaches and practical skills used by researchers

  • Conduct a twelve-month research project to develop the skills needed for further academic or applied research

  • Enhance your employment prospects progressing onto research PhDs or clinical training

Mental illness places a huge burden on individuals, their families and society more widely. This MSc Mental Health Sciences programme places special emphasis on developing key skills in experimental design and statistics as well as advanced hands-on training in many of the specialist methodologies applied to mental health research.

You'll will learn about the signs and symptoms of mental illnesses and the course and treatment of different psychiatric disorders in children and adults and develop the skills required to conduct interdisciplinary, translational research in mental health. You'll also get the opportunity to learn advanced methods in mental health and conduct an in-depth research project focusing on an aspect of mental health that can be investigated from a social, neuroscientific or genetic perspective in healthy populations or animal models.


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