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

Queen Mary University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Charterhouse Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This popular programme 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
  • Take a supervised placement in a clinical setting
  • Gain 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

The skills this programme gives you are valuable for work in:

  • psychiatric or psychological services
  • homelessness agencies
  • learning disabilities services or forensic services
  • third sector organisations serving refugees and migrants
  • NGOs
  • and legal services.

We’ll help you prepare your CV, work on interview technique, and develop some clinical skills if you want to consider more advanced and accredited courses.

The course has allowed 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
  • assistant psychologist roles within the NHS and third sector
  • research assistant roles.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,000per 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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