Biological Psychiatry

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Biological Psychiatry
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code DPCMD-BPSY-1P09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate University of Dublin None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters P.Grad.Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2019
Application Date Closing Date 13 June 2019.
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Duration This is a one-year part-time course.
Course Timetable
The Postgraduate Certificate in Biological Psychiatry is a one-year part-time course. The course is run during term time on Thursday afternoons from 14.00 to 19.30. Students are required to take a total of 5 modules over two semesters.
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Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
Postgraduate work in Trinity College Dublin is very academically challenging and as a result the University has high academic entry requirements.

Applicants will need to hold:
• at least a 2.1 honors degree from an Irish university or equivalent result from a university in another country
• a fluent command of the English language
Number of Places 5 students in the first year and up to a maximum of 15.
Course Content

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'Vision is the art of seeing things invisible - Jonathan Swift'
The Postgraduate Certificate course in Biological Psychiatry is designed to address the major neuroscience developments and challenges in psychiatry and their clini...

Subjects Taught The modules are awarded the following ECTS credits:
Module 1: Statistics and Research Methodology and Statistics (10 ECTS)
Module 2: Molecular Neuroscience and Genetics (5 ECTS)
Module 3: Basic and Developmental Neuropsychology (5 ECTS)
Module 4: Neuroimaging and Biomarkers (5 ECTS)
Module 5: Molecular Psychiatry (5 ECTS)
Assessment Method Assessments will be based on a combination of formative assessment for each Module, based upon in-module coursework, and summative end-of-module written examination. All course work will be double-marked. In terms of weighting, Module 1 contributes 10 ECTs while Modules 2-5 contribute 5 ECTs each.
Further Enquiries Course Coordinator
Dr Bronagh Gallagher

Course Director
Professor Declan McLaughlin
Telephone Number: 01 2493343
Fax Number: 01 2493428
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