Current opportunities

PhD studentships at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Health Faculties, King's College London

New PhD studentships at the IoPPN and in the Health Faculties at King's College London are advertised throughout the year so it is worth checking for these regularly.

Experimental Medicine and Neuroimaging: A Practical Guide

This two-day course aims to inspire and prepare those new to Experimental Medicine to be able to hit the ground running when it comes to conducting new studies in the field of mental health and neuroimaging.

Preparatory and pre-doctoral

Information about available internship opportunities with Health Education England.

Doctoral and post-doctoral

Externally funded three year Clinician Training Fellowships

For NHS professionals wishing to complete a PhD, a range of Fellowship schemes are available depending on your profession. Details of the various fellowship schemes and application rounds can be found at the Training Programme pages for the NIHR Trainees' Coordinating Centre.  

If you are interested in applying for one of these to study at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London, you will first need to contact prospective supervisors working in your area. If you require help in identifying a suitable supervisor please contact

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) :  Opportunities for all health-care professions

Further opportunities for research training are available centrally through the NIHR Trainees' Coordinating Centre

Wellcome Trust :  Clinical scientists (Medical and Clinical Psychologists)

For those who want to develop a long term career in academic medicine but have little or no research training, more information on how to do so can be found at Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowships

Medical Research Council (MRC)

The MRC offer a range of fellowships to meet diverse needs, allowing training placements in the UK, abroad or in industry. More information is available at MRC Fellowships and Clinical Research Training Fellowships