M.Res. On Campus

Mental Health Cultural Psychology and Psychiatry

Queen Mary University of London

12 months
20750 GBP/year
10250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This MRes is for you if you’re interested in understanding the impact of socio-cultural factors on mental health and mental health care. It’s particularly aimed at students who want to go on to further doctoral research training through the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Programme (LISS DTP) Programme. This MRes is an excellent preparation for a career in research and clinical practice.- 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 a comprehensive training in research methods and writing- Learn from leading experts in the field


This MRes Mental Health: Cultural Psychology and Psychiatry gives you a sophisticated understanding of the impact of socio-cultural factors on mental health, mental illness and healthcare. It will enable you to work in a research or mental health care role in a multicultural setting, both here in the UK and abroad. You’ll have a global perspective on mental health, including recognition of the importance and challenges in working with culturally-diverse populations, as well as approaches and practices relevant to addressing these challenges. You’ll examine how cultural factors such as belief systems, values, practices and traditions can affect an individual’s mental health risk – and their resilience. You’ll also look at how migration, race and other cultural phenomena intersect to create mental health challenges and how these can be addressed in direct clinical practice and health care systems.You’ll gain the expertise to assess mental health problems and understand their origins and how to help recovery.You’ll also learn about research methods in social sciences, and undertake an original research project.By the time you complete the programme, you’ll be a skilled communicator, adept at expressing your ideas in spoken or written form.

Programme Structure

  • Four compulsory modules
  • Dissertation (10,000 - 15,000 words)
Please see website for up-to-date module information

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirementsA degree at undergraduate level in a relevant subject. A professional qualification and at least one year experience working in a related area will also be considered.Additional informationApplicants must be accepted onto the ESRC Doctoral Training Programme based at Queen Mary.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


LISS DTP Studentships available, please see website for more information

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