You will take six modules in total, two of which are introductory with the following four covering the major therapeutic areas of psychiatry. One module will be made available online every two months and there is a written assessment at the end of each module.
All course materials will be delivered electronically and you will encounter a range of learning methods, including:
- Study of authored text material, directed reading and self assessed exercises
- Formative exercises and assignments
- Additional reading
- Application within professional practice.
Assessment is by assignments and multi-response question papers, plus a final examination, home students are required to attend the University for the final exam.
Course Director: Dr Ian Maidment
Teaching staff: Hannah Macfarlane