We promote mission of the University of Cambridge to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Our particular focus is on the determinants of mental health conditions, their treatments and the promotion of mental health.
The Department of Psychiatry is part of the School of Clinical Medicine in the University of Cambridge. It is an internationally leading centre of research in academic psychiatry over the life course, including neuroscience, developmental psychiatry, intellectual disabilities, old age and epidemiological research
We offer two programs for prospective graduates, a Ph.D. (or M.D.) program and a research-based M.Phil.
Find out more about the postgraduate courses we offer and how to apply for them.
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