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Global Mental Health, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #79 (BCR) ,
This Global Mental Health course at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine provides participants with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health programmes in low-resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health. 

About

By the end of the Global Mental Health programme offered by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the mental health challenges facing low resource settings
  • devise locally appropriate and feasible strategies to reduce the burden of mental disorders
  • develop research protocols to investigate key issues in global mental health including epidemiological, intervention- and policy-related questions
  • apply research skills to monitor and evaluate mental health programmes

Career prospects

Graduates enter careers in national mental health policy and planning, epidemiological and mental health services research, and advisory and advocacy roles in governments, international agencies and non-governmental organisations. Find out more about our graduate careers and destinations: lshtm.ac.uk/study/student-experience/graduate-careers-destinations-lshtm

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals in Global Mental Health
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health
  • Epidemiology for Mental Health Research
  • Design & Evaluation of Mental Health Programmes
  • Applied Statistical Methods in Psychiatric Epidemiology
  • Measurement in Mental Health
  • Mental Health Economic Evaluation 

Audience

Lecturers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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).

The normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at LSHTM/King's on a Master's programme is at least an upper second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a registerable qualification in medicine, appropriate to the programme. A background (study, work or volunteer activities) in a mental health-related field is desirable but not essential. Applications with an appropriate technical qualification, or equivalent qualification and experience from overseas, are also welcomed.

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 normal minimum entrance qualification for registration at LSHTM/King's on a Master's programme is at least an upper second-class honours degree of a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a registerable qualification in medicine, appropriate to the programme.
  • A background (study, work or volunteer activities) in a mental health-related field is desirable but not essential. Applications with an appropriate technical qualification, or equivalent qualification and experience from overseas, are also welcomed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 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.

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.

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