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Psychiatry (formerly Clinical Psychiatry) MSc - Postgrad. Dip.

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  • Objectives
    To provide trainee psychiatrists with a programme of instruction in clinical psychiatry and opportunities for research which complement their clinical experience and prepare them for higher training in psychiatry. This is not a programme of study for the MRCPsych examinations but the programme content is very similar and the examinations can be taken in parallel with the MSc examinations.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements Registerable medical qualification; appointment to an approved psychiatric training scheme in the Yorkshire region.
  • Academic Title
    Psychiatry (formerly Clinical Psychiatry) MSc / Postgrad. Dip.
  • Course description
    School of Medicine
    The School of Medicine is a unitary department headed by the Dean of the School. In addition to its main responsibilities for the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education the School has a commitment to high quality research which is undertaken under the auspices of three research institutes: Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine (LIMM), Leeds Institute of Genetics, Health and Therapeutics, and the Institute of Health Sciences and Public Health Research.

    What you study
    Teaching covers descriptive and dynamic psychopathology, psychopharmacology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropathology, biochemistry, genetics, psychology, sociology, epidemiology, statistics and research methodology, clinical psychiatry (including sub-specialities of old age psychiatry, mental handicap, child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and psychotherapy). Emphasis is placed on descriptive psychopathology, epidemiology and research skills.

    Teaching extends over three years with mainly lectures and seminars for the first two years. In the third year teaching is by seminar and a research project is undertaken as the basis for a dissertation. There are written examinations at the end of the first and second year, clinical examinations in psychiatry at the end of the first year and examination of the dissertation at the end of the third year.

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