Psychology - The Mind and Body, Short Course | King's College London | London, United Kingdom
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Psychology - The Mind and Body

12 days
2400 GBP/full
2400 GBP/full
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This Psychology - The Mind and Body course at King's College London will provide you with a deep understanding of the complex bi-directional relationship between the mind and the body.


About the course

  • On this Psychology - The Mind and Body course at King's College London you will explore how different parts of the body, such as the gut, influence the development and function of the brain, and in turn, how the brain exerts influence over the body.
  • We will focus on a range of psychological and medical conditions, including autism, Parkinson's, chronic pain, depression, and more. 
  • You will learn how to design research projects to study the brain-body connection and come into contact with cutting-edge discoveries in this fascinating and fast-paced field of study.

Programme Structure

By the end of the module, you should have:
  • Broadened your understanding of the dynamic between the brain and other organs, including the gut, microbiome and placenta.
  • Gained knowledge of how brain-body interactions may play a role in a variety of psychological and medical conditions.
  • Gained knowledge of research and clinical methods used in exploring brain-body connections in preclinical models and humans.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 days

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


  • 7.5 ECTS
  • 3-4 US credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This module is ideal for students interested in deepening their understanding of psychology and the inner workings of the human brain.
  • The King's College London Undergraduate Summer School is open to students who are currently, or have been, enrolled in an undergraduate degree programme. We also welcome applications from professionals who have substantial relevant experience in their chosen subject area.
  • Application Fee £60.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2400 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2400 GBP for the full programme during 12 days.
  • National

    2400 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2400 GBP for the full programme during 12 days.
  • Application Fee: £60

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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