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Mental Health, Cultural and Global Perspectives in Mental Health Care, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #126 (QS) ,
Mental Health, Cultural and Global Perspectives in Mental Health Care offered at Queen Mary University of London is for students who are interested in understanding the impact of socio-cultural factors in mental health, mental illness and mental health care.  It suits those who wish to pursue careers in research and clinical practice worldwide as well as those already working in this area.

About

Overview

There are three overall learning objectives for students:

  • Learn about assessing mental health problems and understanding their origins and how to help recovery
  • A global perspective on mental health and recognition of the importance and challenges in working with culturally-diverse populations
  • Learn about research methods and deliver an original research project with Mental Health, Cultural and Global Perspectives in Mental Health Care offered at Queen Mary University of London
  • Career:

     Teaching is dynamic and incorporates the insight and knowledge of experts in the field.  Teaching is comprised of role play, workshops and video as well as lecture materials. The direction of your individual study will be guided by the formal study sessions you attend, along with your reading lists and assignments. However, we expect you to demonstrate an active role in your own learning by reading widely and expanding your own knowledge, understanding and critical ability.

    Programme Structure

    Examples of lectures content:

    • refugee and migration mental health issues
    • global mental health
    • religion and spirituality
    • health inequalities and human rights
    • gender-based violence
    • suicide and suicide prevention in different cultural settings.

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity

      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

      Full-time
      • Full-time duration 12 months
      Part-time
      • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Credits
      180 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      7

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    • Minimum required score:

      100

      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: Lower Second Class

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    General Requirements

    The minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 in a UK Bachelor's degree or overseas equivalent in subjects such as Psychology, Medicine or a cognate subject.    

    Promising applicants who do not meet the formal academic criteria but who possess adequate Professional Qualification and have at least one year's experience working in a relevant field may be considered on a case by case basis.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      16300 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      7250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • The part-time annual fee is £3,625 (EU/EEA) and £8,950 (International).

    Living costs for London

    • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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