Division of Psychiatry

We are an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching concerned with mental health and illness. Our aim is to  address clinical problems in order to achieve benefits for patients and public health, using insights from basic science. We deliver innovative teaching, relevant to clinical practice, that is informed by our research.



The Division of Psychiatry offers a range of Postgraduate Taught Courses, Research Degrees and Undergraduate Courses. Visit our 'Study' page for more information. For example, find out more about about our New MSc in Dementia here.



The Division of Psychiatry is made up of four Research Departments: Mental Health of Older People Department, Mental Health Neuroscience Department, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department and Epidemiology and Applied Clinical Research Department. Visit our ‘Research’ page to find out more.



Scholarships for Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust staff for research MSc study

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust announces scholarships of between 20% and 50% total part time fees to support clinical staff in North London Trusts to undertake the UCL MSc in Mental Health Sciences Research based in the UCL Division of Psychiatry, commencing September 2017. Awards can be used in combination with other scholarships or […]

Inequities in support for relatives bereaved by psychiatric patient suicide

Monday, 24 April 2017

2017 has already been a busy year for mental health policy announcements. On 9th January the Prime Minister announced a package of measures to transform mental health support, highlighting the “shocking reality” of 13 deaths by suicide a day in England. On the same day the Department of Health published a progress update on the […]

Seminars and talks



PhD Upgrade

Speakers:  Jean Stafford and Oleksandra Danilina UCL Division of Psychiatry

Starts: Nov 22, 2017 4:00:00 PM