Pre-Master Online

Impact of Trauma on Mental Health Microcredential


70 days
1134 USD/full
1134 USD/full
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Get expert insights into the effects of trauma and establish an understanding of psychological wellbeing and its promotion with thisImpact of Trauma on Mental Health Microcredential at University of Glasgow by FutureLearn.

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Trauma can affect anyone at any time. From bereavement to sudden natural disasters, trauma can leave a lasting impact that can develop into a range of disorders if left unmanaged.

On this Impact of Trauma on Mental Health Microcredential l at University of Glasgow by FutureLearn , you’ll identify how individuals who have experienced trauma can be supported empathetically, effectively and professionally, learning from experts in psychology and psychiatry.

Along with University of Glasgow staff, you’ll explore the links between trauma and psychological wellbeing, investigate the implications of diagnosis, and consider research and evidence – allowing you to make informed decisions about appropriate referrals to other agencies.

What skills will you learn?

  • Research critique
  • Appraisal of evidence
  • Applying scientific concepts and models
  • Case study analysis
  • Analysing responses to traumatic events
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Identifying trauma-related mental disorders
  • Choosing appropriate psychological interventions

Programme Structure

What is a microcredential?

  • Microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. 
  • Your microcredential can stand alone as an independent credential, and some also offer academic credit to use towards a degree.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 70 days

Start dates & application deadlines




10 alternative credits


  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To join this microcredential you will need:

  • At least an upper second-class honours degree in a relevant degree (eg. psychology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, law, public health or public policy) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • A registerable health-care professional qualification will also be acceptable.
  • A background (study, work or volunteer activities) in a mental health-related field is desirable but not essential.
  • A high level of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1134 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1134 USD for the full programme during 70 days.
  • National

    1134 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1134 USD for the full programme during 70 days.


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