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King's PhD Programme in Mental Health Research for Health Professionals

Start date

October 2023


Our PhD programme is available to health professionals (including but not limited to doctors, dentists, nurses, midwives, allied healthcare practitioners) across a diverse range of topics relevant to mental health science. We seek to diversify the mental health research workforce and actively welcome applicants from three under-represented groups: people with lived experience of mental disorders, diverse racial and ethnic groups, and nurses.

Please read the How to Apply section of our website carefully for details on the programme structure, application process and full eligibility criteria. You will also be able to access the online application form on this site, along with guidance to help you complete the application. Please note that the applications close at 13:00 (GMT) on 1 December 2022.


See: Leadership & Supervision

Entry requirements & How to Apply

See: Funding, Eligibility & How to Apply

Further information

See: King’s PhD Programme in Mental Health Research for Health Professionals

Funded by Wellcome and King’s College London

We have recently recorded two recruitment webinars with the Programme Director and Co-Directors to talk about the programme in more detail that are now available on our website. We also have a list of FAQs answering most common questions that you may find helpful. You can get in touch with us by email at in case you have any further questions.

Closing date

Thursday 1st December 2022


w/c 8 May 2023


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