Mental Health Sciences MD(Res)
Research areas:Staff in the department work in three thematic research groups:
- Common mental disorders
- Dementia and disorders of old age
It extends to psychiatric genetics – covering schizophrenia, dementia, alcohol dependence and affective disorders – to psychiatric epidemiology, and to common mental disorders, psychosis and the mental health of older people, including dementia research.
A recognised medical qualification, or a Master’s degree, or a minimum of an upper-second class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
English level expected:
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- UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
- UK/EU Part-time: £2,250
- Overseas Full-time: £20,900
- Overseas Part-time: £10,450
Recent graduates have taken up academic posts in UK universities and others have progressed to senior clinical positions in NHS Trusts.
Mr David Osborn
T: +44 (0)20 7472 6168
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