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The MSc in Psychiatric Research is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of research in the field of mental health. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? The aim of this course is to provide a sound practical and theoretical knowledge base to guide the establishment, conduct and interpretation of mental health research and an understanding of the context in which the research takes place. Applications are welcomed from UK and international students, from those interested in continued professional development to those wanting to pursue a PhD or training in clinical psychology. At the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate: ? Grounding in the ethical and scientific principles common to all mental health research disciplines ? Skills in statistics and epidemiological, biological and social research methodology ? An ability to formulate research questions, design studies and conduct mental health research ? Skills in reading, interpreting and applying research in the relevant mental health context ? The ability to conduct a supervised research project, systematic review, or a research protocol ? The skills to write and publish a scientific paper ARE YOU CONSIDERING A CAREER IN MENTAL HEALTH? As well at the above programme of study, for students considering a career in mental health, there are optional opportunities which may help inform the choice of future career. These include a South London an Maudsley NHS Trust (SLAM) volunteer programme, for students interested in gaining some clinical experience. An extensive programme of talks and presentations takes place at the Institute of Psychiatry and offers a unique opportunity to hear the latest research findings and development in clinical practice. There are also opportunities for students to expand their knowledge of psychological treatments by attending lectures on talking therapies run by the Institute of Psychiatry. CAREER PLANNING We recognise that an MSc whether pursued on a full-time or part-time represents a significant commitment on the part of any student . To help students make the best of their MSc in Psychiatric Research we offer seminars on career planning and career management which allow participants to improve key lifeskills such as: interviewing, networking, and refining CVs. We also invite alumni to talk to new student about life after the course in career paths such as clinical psychology and PhD training. We find these events help to support and enthuse students to their own career path after the course. PROFESSOR ROBIN MURRAY AWARD FOR BEST MSc DISSERTATION The MSc in Psychiatric Research is to proud to award the Robin Murray Award for Best MSc Dissertation to the student whose final year research project stands out as an original, rigorous study that also offers an important contribution to psychiatric research. If you would like more information about applying for this course: Please contact muriel.walshe@kcl.ac.uk, telephone: 020 7848 0057 or visit our website: http:www.mscpsychiatricresearch.iop.kcl.ac.uk We are now accepting applications for September 2011. Information about funding is available here: http:www.kcl.ac.ukstudypgfundingsourcesindex.aspx

The MSc in Psychiatric Research is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of research in the field of mental health. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE? The aim of this course is to provide a sound practical and theoretical knowledge base to guide the establishment, conduct and interpretation of mental health research and an understanding of the context in which the research takes place. Applications...

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