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 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 […]

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