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MSc Psychiatry Mode: full-time Why study the MScDiploma in Psychiatry? Both taught courses offer comprehensive coverage of sciences basic to psychiatry, critical appraisal, and theoretical and practical instruction in clinical psychiatry and its sub specialties. In addition, the MSc includes supervised research experience. Full-time students who are not junior psychiatrists in the UK are offered experience of clinical practice in a range of psychiatric settings within the NHS. Part time students take three modules in year 1 and three modules in year 2, including one optional module from a choice of four. Full time students take 6 modules in a single year. Each module will have its own exams and all modules must be passed by all students. Five modules are compulsory: Psychological aspects of Psychiatry Psychopharmacology, neuropsychiatry & addiction Clinical Topics 1 Clinical topics 2 Evidence Based Medicine & scientific methodology). One further module must also be taken from a choice of four: Psychotherapy, Forensic Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry and Liaison Psychiatry. MSc students go on to complete a dissertation. Part time students attend selected lecturesseminars one day of the week only. Assessment: Each module is assessed using either multiple choice questionnaires, short answer questions, essay assignments andor case studies. Special features of this course: Critical Appraisal Training. Extensive research opportunities in a variety of areas. Webcasts of many lectures are available online for review and revision. Course Philosophy & Structure During the three terms of a full-time course, each study week is divided into two days for clinical taster experiences or self-directed study, and three days for timetabled academic study. Full-time MSc students also dedicate time to their research during the second half of the year. Part-time students attend one day of timetabled academic study each week. Each academic year consists of 24 days of timetabled academic study. Assessment of the taught part of the course is via three written examinations (multiple choice question paper, clinical case study paper, critical review paper) and an extended research essay. The MSc in Psychiatry is also assessed via submission of a 15,000 word research dissertation. Entry Requirements Graduates in medicine from an approved university are eligible to apply. Applications from graduates in other health sciences, biological sciences or psychology are also welcomed. All psychiatric trainees working full-time or part-time in NHS posts are eligible to apply for the course. Applications from graduates in other health sciences, biological sciences or psychology are welcomed. Overseas students will be expected to demonstrate a high level of English language competence. Selection of applicants to this course will be on the basis of a completed application form and referees? recommendations. Selection criteria include academic results, psychiatric clinical experience, evidence of an interest in psychiatry and proven competence in English. Please note that we welcome applications from international students for this programme and there are no differences in entry requirements for international students other than meeting the required standard in terms of English language ability.

MSc Psychiatry Mode: full-time Why study the MScDiploma in Psychiatry? Both taught courses offer comprehensive coverage of sciences basic to psychiatry, critical appraisal, and theoretical and practical instruction in clinical psychiatry and its sub specialties. In addition, the MSc includes supervised research experience. Full-time students who are not junior psychiatrists in the UK are offered...

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