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Applied Neuroscience

24 months
18456 GBP/year
18456 GBP/year
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The Applied Neuroscience course at King's College London provides a comprehensive and integrated exploration of our current understanding of the neuroscientific field, and will provide opportunities for students to develop specific interests in the applied neuroscience areas of psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases, neuroimaging and how neuroscience can impact society.


Neuroscience is an exciting and emerging discipline, which seeks to understand the most complex organ in the body – the brain. Neuroscience is a modern, multidisciplinary subject. As such, it draws together knowledge and expertise from many areas of science, from molecular biology to the psychological study of the mind.

This innovative qualification from King’s College London is 100 per cent online and taught part time over two years, so students can balance study alongside work and life commitments. This postgraduate course will allow you to apply your neuroscience knowledge to real world settings. From the research lab to marketing, the application of neuroscience has the potential to deepen your understanding of how the nervous system serves to drive our every thought, sensation and emotion. 

Key Benefits

  • The IoPPN at King’s is Europe’s largest centre for research and postgraduate education in psychiatry, psychology and basic and clinical neuroscience.
  • The Faculty is based on the same site as the world-famous Maudsley Hospital, which ensures that we remain at the forefront of research and healthcare delivery.
  • Learn from high profile academics who are leaders in their field.
  • Six entry points throughout the year, 100 per cent online and taught part-time over two years, so you can balance study alongside work and life commitments.
  • All you need is a computer and an internet connection.
  • Achieve a Postgraduate Diploma in 16 months and an MSc in two years.
  • You benefit from close instructor interaction and collaboration with other students from everywhere in the world. 

Career prospects

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field.

The Applied Neuroscience MSc at King's College London will:
  • open up opportunities within research, or progress to PhD
  • provide transferable skills and knowledge that can benefit a number of career paths
  • provide a solid set of transferable research skills such as analysis, report writing, reviewing and critical appraisal
  • expand career opportunities within clinical psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biological Foundations of Mental Health 
  • Techniques in Neuroscience 
  • Psychological Foundations of Mental Health 
  • Mental Health in the Community 
  • Contemporary Advances in Neuroscience 
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders: From Bench to Bedside

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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120 alternative credits
  • PgDip: 120 credits
  • MSc: 180 credits


  • Semi-structured

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in any subject. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • Candidates who achieved a 2:2 in their undergraduate degree will need to support their application with a one page personal statement and an academic reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18456 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18456 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18456 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18456 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • PG Dip: 8 modules (£12,304)
  • MSc: 12 modules (£18,456)


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