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 (click here) or find out more about our Postgraduate Open Evening (14th March 2018; Maple House)



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.



Sonia Johnson’s Keynote at the RCN Mental Health Nursing Research Conference

Friday, 14 September 2018

Prof Sonia Johnson of the Division of Psychiatry gave a keynote address at the RCN 24th International Mental Health Research Nursing Conference in September 2018 in Manchester. Here is her presentation, entitled “Could we improve the lives of people with severe mental health problems through better psychosocial interventions?” Can we improve the lives of people […]

MSc Scholarships for North London clinical staff – 2018

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Noclor Research Support Service 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 commencing September 2018. Awards can be used in combination with other scholarships or study leave funding. The course provides a practical and […]

Seminars and talks