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Mental Health: Cultural and Global Perspectives in Mental Health Care MSc

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Charterhouse Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This MSc will give you a sophisticated understanding of the impact of socio-cultural factors in mental health, and mental health care. You’ll understand the cultural contexts of mental health problems, learn about the innovative ways care is delivered cross-culturally and gain experience of working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Develop a critical insight into the role of culture in mental health, enhancing both your clinical and research skills
  • Gain a global perspective on mental health so you can work with culturally diverse populations in multiple settings
  • Take a supervised placement in a clinical setting
  • Gain a comprehensive training in research methods and writing
  • Learn from leading experts in the field

Facilities

  • Access to Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Access to the large medical and dental archives at the Royal London and at Barts
  • Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice

Career paths

This programme is ideal if you want to:

  • pursue a career in psychology or psychiatry
  • work in an international setting or pursue research in cultural and global issues in mental health care.

The course has allowed students who were already practicing clinicians, to develop their own practice with culturally diverse populations and to implement cultural competency programmes in their services.

Students who have completed this course have gone on to:

  • pursue research doctorates in clinical psychology
  • take on assistant psychologist roles within the NHS and third sector
  • gain research assistant roles.

This programme doesn’t equip you to be registered as a psychotherapist in the UK: you’ll need additional advanced training for that. However, this course does prepare you for such training.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    215 88%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    6th

    1

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