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.



UCL Psychiatry Post-graduate Open Evening 20th March

Monday, 25 February 2019

UCL Division of Psychiatry Post-graduate Open Evening Wednesday March 20th 530pm-7pm All who are interested in our MSc programmes or in PhD study in the Division of Psychiatry are warmly invited to attend our Open Evening on Wednesday 20th March. There will be brief talks from key members of staff and a chance to chat […]

Sonia Johnson’s keynote at the MQ Mental Health Scientific Meeting, London, February 2019

Thursday, 07 February 2019

Sonia Johnson was honoured to be invited by mental health research charity MQ to give the opening keynote at their 2019 Scientific Meeting in London.  She proposed a new set of research priorities for seeking to improve the lives and outcomes of people with severe mental health problems such as psychosis and bipolar. Here to […]

Seminars and talks