Kevin McGhee

Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Professor Kevin McGhee is Deputy Vice-Chancellor of AECC University College. In his role Kevin is responsible for the academic delivery and quality of undergraduate and postgraduate courses delivered by the AECC University College. Working in close collaboration with the Vice-Chancellor and academic members of University College staff, Kevin also works with a breadth of internal and external colleagues and partners, contributing to the University College's strategic development and growth as a specialist institute in health sciences.


Professor McGhee is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics and British Society for Genetic Medicine. His research interests include Psychiatric Genetic counselling. He is also the UK Management Committee representative for an EU COST Action in the same field.

Current Activity

Kevin’s current role is Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Areas of interest/expertise

  • Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Psychiatric Genetics


  • BSc (Hons), PhD


  • Fellow, Royal Society of Biology
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, British Society for Genetic Medicine
  • Member, International Society of Psychiatric Genetics


  • Psychiatric Genetics

Research interests

  • Psychiatric Genetics


Contact details:


Phone: 01202 436311

LinkedIn: Kevin McGhee