Research course

Mental Health Sciences

UCL - University College London · Division of Psychiatry

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Entry requirements

A recognised medical qualification from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry


Course content

UCL Division of Psychiatry offers an exciting range of possible PhD supervisors for students to gain the skills they will need for a career in most areas of mental health research - from bench and biology to neuroscience, psychology and applied clinical research.

We work across psychosis, dementia and common mental disorders. Our research focuses on the psychology, biological and genetic basis and predictors of mental health. We develop and test interventions to improve people's mental health outcomes, including medical, psychological, and social interventions and their application to policy and healthcare systems, both in the UK and across the world.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MD(Res)
    part time
    24 months
      full time
      24 months

      Course contact details

      Dr Claudia Cooper
      +44 (0)20 7679 9286