Research course

Mental Health Sciences

Institution
UCL - University College London · Division of Psychiatry
Qualifications
PhDMD(Res)MPhil

Entry requirements

A recognised medical qualification, or a Master’s degree, or a minimum of an upper-second class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard

Months of entry

September

Course content

Staff in the department work in three thematic research groups: Common mental disorders Dementia and disorders of old age Psychosis. Each theme covers research across the whole range of methods. Our expertise covers the full range of mental health sciences research including biological psychiatry, neuroimaging, psychiatric genetics, epidemiology, health services research (including quantitative and qualitative methods), social psychiatry and clinical trials. It extends to psychiatric genetics – covering schizophrenia, dementia, alcohol dependence and affective disorders – to psychiatric epidemiology, and to common mental disorders, psychosis and the mental health of older people, including dementia research.

Information for international students

See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
International students
£21,530 (FT) £10,765 (PT)

Funding opportunities available for students taking research programmes are available at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

MD(Res)

part time
24 months
full time
24 months

MPhil

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Mr David Osborn
Email
d.osborn@medsch.ucl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7472 6168
Fax
020 7679 3001