UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme offers a stimulating and practical training in mental health research. The UCL Division of Psychiatry offers teaching and supervision from leaders in international research in fields from neuroscientific to social and epidemiological, along with a range of relevant options from other leading UCL departments. This diversity of options allows students to tailor a programme that closely fits their needs.

Course Modules

Core modules: core principles of mental health research; statistical methods in mental health. Options: division of psychiatry; culture in the clinic; current research in depression and anxiety; current research in dementia; current research in learning disability; current research in psychosis; epidemiological and social methods in mental health; introduction to biological research in mental health; mental health services (policy, design and evaluation); cellular and molecular modules of disease; ethnicity, migration and health; health inequalities across the lifecourse; higher functions of the brain; neuroimaging (introductory science and methods); neuroimaging (imaging modalities); social determinants of global health.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in psychology or a related scientific or social science discipline, or a professional health qualification (medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, social work), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Additionally at least 6 months' full'time work experience (or the equivalent) in a mental health service setting or in clinical mental health research is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £23,020  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)