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Online MSc Global Mental Health

The University of Glasgow
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2.5-6 years
English
Part time
Masters
Next available date: January 2022 - Online courses
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Online MSc Global Mental Health

Course description

Online MSc Global Mental Health

When it comes to investment, mental health trails far behind other fields of healthcare. This opens a world of opportunity for passionate people to create sustainable strategies to address the treatment gap and lead the charge for mental wellbeing.

For career professionals or recent graduates hoping to lead international mental health services, our online Global Mental Health program may be just the program for you. Whether you’re looking for a position in government, an international agency or an NGO, this mental health MSc will empower you to forge your own mental health policies, strategies and services.

With a focus on the impact of social and cultural factors on awareness and treatment, this mental health masters matches global mental health goals set by the United Nations and those identified in ‘Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health’ published in the world-leading science journal Nature (2011). We’re committed to preventing disease, improving health and wellbeing, and reducing inequalities locally, nationally and globally.

Studying this distance learning program will expose you to leading research, cutting-edge topics and first-hand insights, via international experts, speakers with lived experience of mental illness and interdisciplinary lecturers from our esteemed Institute of Health & Wellbeing. Suicide, psychosis and neurological conditions are just a sample of the topics explored. Gain the tools required to improve access to mental health services from anywhere in the world.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognized institution.
  • International students: Applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Training Course Content

In this program, you will:

  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to address global inequalities in mental health service provision
  • Experience teaching from clinical psychology, social work, anthropology, sociology, law and psychiatry
  • Think critically about the risks of globalizing ideas around mental illness
  • Develop and implement policies to reduce the burden of mental health
  • Understand the impact of social and cultural factors on global mental health

The University of Glasgow tailors its online assessments to suit graduate employability, offering podcasts, presentations or posters – whatever helps you learn and achieve your career goals.

The diverse expertise of our lecture team, whose experience covers everything from clinical psychology and social work to anthropology and law, gives you the flexibility to choose your own line of research. We’ll keep you engaged and inspired to develop strong research of your own.

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The University of Glasgow

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