Postgraduate Training Pathway
The General Adult Psychiatry curriculum, as approved by the GMC,
available on the GMC website.
Training in General Adult Psychiatry commences
at ST4 level, following three levels of core psychiatry
Length of training
Specialist training in psychiatry is six
years. Following the successful completion of core psychiatry
training (three years), trainees can specialise in General Adult
Psychiatry, which is a further three years of higher training.
- MBBS OR equivalent medical qualification
- MRCPsych OR MRCPsych equivalent as approved by
the Royal College of Psychiatrists OR a specialist
qualification in psychiatry from an EU country that complies with
the requirements of EU directive 2005/36/EC
person specification for General Adult Psychiatry is available
on the Royal College of Psychiatrists website.