Global Mental Health, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | London, United Kingdom
12 months
34920 GBP/year
14940 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Global Mental Health degree is a joint programme provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and King’s College London.

Visit the official programme website for more information


It gives participants 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. 

These skills will equip students to make valuable contributions in research, public health, policy and practice.

Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the Global Mental Health programme at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine , students will 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

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Evidence Synthesis in Global Mental Health (King’s)
  • Statistics for Epidemiology and Population Health (LSHTM)
  • Epidemiology for Mental Health Research (King's)
  • Applied Statistical Methods in Psychiatric Epidemiology (King's)
  • Measurement in Mental Health (King's)
  • Mental Health Economic Evaluation (King's)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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

  • A minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above.
  • An upper second-class honours degree of a UK university or a registerable qualification in medicine, appropriate to the programme. A background 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. Any student who does not meet the minimum entry requirement above but who has relevant professional experience may still be eligible for admission. They should contact the programme leader who can advise on their eligibility to apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34920 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14940 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.


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