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Professional Doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychiatry MSc/Diploma

Course Description

This interdisciplinary programme is for experienced professionals working with people with neuropsychiatric disorders associated with neurodegeneration, brain injury, and other neurological illness.

Also open to psychology and other neuroscience graduates who want to develop their academic and clinical skills, it provides you with:

- the ability to investigate and treat neuropsychiatric disorders
- the ability to critically appraise research in neuropsychiatry
- knowledge of philosophical, legal, ethical and policy related issues in neuropsychiatry

About the College of Medical and Dental Sciences

The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is a major international centre for research and education, make huge strides in finding solutions to major health problems including ageing, cancer, cardiovascular, dental, endocrine, inflammatory diseases, infection (including antibiotic resistance), rare diseases and trauma.
We tackle global healthcare problems through excellence in basic and clinical science, and improve human health by delivering tangible real-life benefits in the fight against acute and chronic disease.
Situated in the largest healthcare region in the country, with access to one of the largest and most diverse populations in Europe, we are positioned to address major global issues and diseases affecting today’s society through our eight specialist research institutes.
With over 1,000 academic staff and around £60 million of new research funding per year, the College of Medical and Dental Sciences is dedicated to performing world-leading research.
We care about our research and teaching and are committed to developing outstanding scientists and healthcare professionals of the future. We offer our postgraduate community a unique learning experience taught by academics who lead the way in research in their field.

Funding and Scholarships

There are many ways to finance your postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham. To see what funding and scholarships are available, please visit: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/funding

Open Days

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at our on-campus open days.
Register to attend at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/visit

Virtual Open Days

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Visit the Clinical Neuropsychiatry MSc/Diploma page on the University of Birmingham website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Suraj Pal Singh

Current post - Residency Training in the USA

How has your career developed since graduating from the University of Birmingham?

It provided a well-rounded training. I had the chance to learn from experts and wonderful teachers. It definitely added to my knowledge base. I have had more confidence in working with patients with neuropsychiatric problems and also my research skills are better.

What is the best thing about the job you are doing now?

The patient care and research.

Why did you originally apply to do your chosen course at Birmingham?

It is a great University, in a lovely city with lovely people.

How did you grow as a person by studying at University? Did it change your life in any way?

My knowledge base in neuropsychiatry grew immensely. I now have some basic tools to start my research project in a related area.

(Student Profile)

Dr Bruno Silva

Bruno is a Psychiatry resident with a special interest in Neuropsychiatry. After studying Medicine (MSc) and Neuropsychology (MSc) in Portugal, Bruno has continued to undertake an MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry in Birmingham, aiming to develop a Neuropsychiatry clinic in Lisbon.

Bruno is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact him online with questions or read further about his experience at the University of Birmingham on his mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/ana-jamnik/

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject plus experience of working with the client group, or a professional qualification plus five years' experience. The University accepts Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

Course Fees

MSc £7,020 PGDip £4,680 PGCert £2,340 (UK/EU), £19,890 (overseas)

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