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Division of Psychiatry

We are an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching focused on mental health and illness. Study with us and you can develop the knowledge and skills needed for a career in clinical practice.

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The UCL Division of Psychiatry is within the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences and a centre of excellence in Mental Health research. Our aim is to contribute to the improvement of mental health through research and education. 

We address clinical problems in order to achieve benefits for patients and public health, using insights from basic science. We also deliver innovative teaching, relevant to clinical practice, which is informed by our research. Our research programme is wide ranging and has strengths that include epidemiology, randomised controlled trials, health services research and molecular genetics and includes research into psychosis, depression and intellectual disability. 

The Division is one of the largest departments specialising in mental health in the UK with over 140 staff. It has an active research programme with funding from NIHR, MRC, ESRC and medical charities including the Wellcome Trust, Marie Curie and Alzheimer’s UK. 

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