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About

Whether you’re already working in a health and social care setting – or you’re a HR manager looking to expand your knowledge – the Global Mental Health and Wellbeing programme from University of Essex Online is ideal for a huge range of sectors. 

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Overview

You’ll explore the sociological aspects of mental health and wellbeing, while analysing policies and ethics in a global context. You’ll also expand your knowledge of mental health in the workplace to better support others with their problems.  

You’ll study a range of exciting topics throughout this Global Mental Health and Wellbeing programme from University of Essex Online , including: 

  • challenges associated with mental health on a global scale 
  • the principles and methods of epidemiology, and how to analyse statistical outcomes in research 
  • mental health over the life course, considering psychological stressors from infancy to old age 

Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to conduct your own research project on a topic of interest relevant to the course. 

Why we’re great

  • You’ll be assessed through a variety of methods, including peer presentations, discussion forums and written essays. 
  • You’ll be able to take a more clinical or holistic pathway, or a combination of both, with a range of optional modules to tailor your learning to your interests. 
  • Each module incorporates critical thinking and practical tasks to help develop essential skills for the workplace. 

Your future

As an MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing graduate, combined with your existing knowledge and skills, you will be well prepared to take on roles across a variety of sectors. These include HR Manager, Coach or Mentor, HR Mental Health Lead, Wellbeing Adviser, Commissioning Manager and Policy Adviser. With further training you could also look to be a Specialist Nurse, Health Service Manager or Specialist Mental Health Practitioner. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Mental Health and Wellbeing 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Mental Health Over the Life Course 
  • Global Policy and Ethics in Mental Health 
  • Research Methods
  • Research Project, Dissertation
  • Contemporary Issues in Mental Health and Wellbeing

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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

In order to satisfy the academic entry route requirements for our MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing, you must have the following qualifications as a minimum: 

  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification 
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing, you must meet the following criteria: 
  • at least three years’ relevant work experience within a mental health/health and social care field. 
We may also consider students from a more generic people support, workforce or HR background where relevant experience can be demonstrated. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5918 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11836 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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