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Global Mental Health With Specialism In Research Methods MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Why This Programme

  • Develop the capacity to think critically about the potential risks of globalising notions of mental illness.
  • Gain the skills to develop and implement policies aimed at reducing the burden of mental health difficulties worldwide.
  • Learning outcomes (ILOs) for the programme are based on the Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health that were identified in a 2011 issue of Nature.
  • Students will have an opportunity to complete research projects with a particular focus on research methods.
  • Specific emphasis is placed on the important role that social and cultural factors play in how mental health difficulties can be understood and treated across the globe.
  • Contributors to teaching come from a diverse range of disciplines including: clinical psychology, social work, anthropology, sociology, law and psychiatry. It also includes contribution from those with a lived experience of mental health difficulties.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates of the MSc Global Mental Health programme may establish careers in:

National mental health policy and planning
Epidemiological and mental health services research
Advisory and advocacy roles in governments
International agencies
Non-governmental organisations.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,540per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

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