Modes and duration
- Full-time: 3 years
- Part-time: 5 years
Programme start date
Tuition Fees (2016/17)
- £4,770 (FT) £2,385 (PT)
- £22,180 (FT) £11,090 (PT)
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.
English Language Requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Standard
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website.
International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
Select your country:
- Common mental disorders
- Dementia and disorders of old age
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.
All funding opportunities are advertised on the departmental website.
Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed (where available) below. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
- UK, EU, Overseas students
More scholarships are listed on the Scholarships and Funding website
Recent graduates have taken up academic posts in UK universities and others have progressed to senior clinical positions in NHS Trusts.
Why study this degree at UCL?
UCL Division of Psychiatry delivers a wide spectrum of research in mental health sciences, with world-leading research outputs and a friendly, collaborative environment.
The UK government's recent six-year evaluation of research in UK universities, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) showed UCL as the top-ranked university for research in psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience. The REF judged 51% of UCL's research in psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience as world-leading (4*) and 32% as internationally excellent (3*). UCL is also the top-rated university in the UK for research strength.
The division occupies a brand new building on the central London campus.
Student / staff ratios › 110 staff › 90 taught students › 40 research students
Department: Division of Psychiatry
Application and next steps
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.
For more information see our Applications page.Apply now