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About

Learn how to forge mental health policies, strategies and services, an essential skill for positions in government, international agencies or NGOs.

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Overview

With a focus on the impact of social and cultural factors on awareness and treatment, this mental health masters matches global mental health goals set by the United Nations and those identified in ‘Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health’ published in the world-leading science journal Nature (2011). 

We’re committed to preventing disease, improving health and wellbeing, and reducing inequalities locally, nationally and globally.

Studying this Online Global Mental Health programme from University of Glasgow will expose you to leading research, cutting-edge topics and first-hand insights, via international experts, speakers with lived experience of mental illness and interdisciplinary lecturers from our esteemed Institute of Health & Wellbeing. Suicide, psychosis and neurological conditions are just a sample of the topics explored. 

Gain the tools required to improve access to mental health services from anywhere in the world.

Choose Your Own Path

The University of Glasgow tailors its online assessments to suit graduate employability, offering podcasts, presentations or posters – whatever helps you learn and achieve your career goals. 

The diverse expertise of our lecture team, whose experience covers everything from clinical psychology and social work to anthropology and law, gives you the flexibility to choose your own line of research. We’ll keep you engaged and inspired to develop strong research of your own.

Programme Outcomes

  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to address global inequalities in mental health service provision
  • Experience teaching from clinical psychology, social work, anthropology, sociology, law and psychiatry
  • Think critically about the risks of globalising ideas around mental illness
  • Develop and implement policies to reduce the burden of mental health
  • Understand the impact of social and cultural factors on global mental health

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Themes in Global Mental Health
  • Research Methods in Health & Wellbeing 
  • Mental Health and Disability: International Law and Policy 
  • Hta: Policy and Principles
  • Outcome Measurement and Valuation for Health Technology Assessment 
  • Qualitative Research Methods for Health Technology Assessment
  • Statistical Methods for Health Technology Assessment and Evidence Based Medicine
  • Health Technology Assessment in a Global Context 
  • Globalisation and Public Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (e.g. psychology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, law, public health or public policy) from a recognised institution. If you don’t have a suitable Honours degree, a registered health care professional qualification can also be considered.
  • A background in a mental health field is desirable but not essential (e.g. study, work or volunteer activities).
When you submit your application, please include:
  • a Curriculum Vitae
  • a supporting statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP for the full programme during 30 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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