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M.Sc. in Biological Psychiatry

Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this programme, students should be able to:  

  1. Describe the molecular basis of a wide range of neuropsychiatric disorders
  2. Evaluate the role of genetic factors in neuropsychiatric disorders
  3. Describe emerging technologies used in studying functional neuroanatomy, behaviour,  cognition and information processing relevant to psychiatric disorders
  4. Explain contemporary molecular diagnostic, neuropharmacological and therapeutic mechanisms as applied to mental health care practice
  5. Apply skills in critical appraisal of existing research, hypothesis formulation, study design, data analysis and writing research reports
  6. Undertake translational and experimental psychiatric  research
  7. Work independently within a multidisciplinary environment
  8. Discuss and communicate scientific data and concepts with mental health professionals and society at large

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