Dr Arthur Brennan


I am a Senior Lecturer (Health & Reproductive Psychology, Research Methods & Statistics) and have worked in the Faculty for the last 28 years. I have been the Module Leader for under-graduate and post-graduate BSc (Hons) Research Methods Modules and currently am the Module Leader for MSc (Research Methods Module) run at St. George's, University of London as p;art of the MSc pathway. I have successfully supervised many BSc(Hons), MSc as well as, two international PhD students in the past 8 years. I am considered to be the renowned world expert of the Couvade Syndrome which I focused on in my PhD thesis at Kingston University. I have been published in a range of International journals numbering a total of 12 to date as well as newspaper articles. I have also made a number International television appearances and radio shows numbering a total of 8. I also have presented at a number of International conferences at renowned universities.       

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer (Psychology, Research Methods & Statistics)


  • BSc (Hons) in Health Studies, Roehampton Institute affiliated to Surrey University, 1990.
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in the Education of Adults, Surrey University, 1992.
  • MSc in Health Psychology, City University, London, 1996.
  • PhD (A Study of the Couvade Syndrome in the Male Partners of Gestational Women in the UK), Kingston University, London, 2008
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), 2018.
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (2009).
  • RGN, Lewisham Hospital, (London), 1978.
  • RMN, Maudsley & Bethlem Royal Hospitals, 1980.

Teaching and learning

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Qualifications and expertise

  • RGN
  • RMN

Postgraduate courses taught