UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care
Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health




The Department has the mission of training the next generation of researchers and practitioners in cutting-edge behavioural science relevant to health. It is committed to teaching at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level.

The Department has a number of dedicate academic staff who are involved in the delivery of BScs in Population Health, Biological Science and Psychology and the Department houses a very successful MSc in Health Psychology which attracts around 40 students each year.

In addition, we have a strong a strong track-record of PhD supervision and there are currently around 16 doctoral students working across the different research groups. Further details for opportunities to study in the Department are provided below.


Postgraduate Taught
Postgraduate Research

Did you know?

  • UCL has more professors than any other UK university, meaning our students get taught by the most highly qualified experts in their field (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2011).
  • The Thomson Scientific Citation Index shows that UCL is the second most highly cited European university and 14th in the world. It is also the UK University most cited by health researchers