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Online MSc Global Mental Health

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2.5 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

When it comes to investment, mental health trails far behind other fields of healthcare. This opens a world of opportunity for passionate people looking to create sustainable strategies to address the treatment gap and lead the charge for mental wellbeing. Learn from leading faculty within the University of Glasgow’s esteemed School of Health and Wellbeing.

International focus

Taught by international experts with extensive experience in the field, the 100% online programme incorporates leading research, cutting-edge topics and first-hand insights. Suicide, psychosis and neurological conditions are just a sample of the topics explored. Ideal if you are looking to operate in either an international or local scale, this programme will enable you to gain the tools needed to improve mental health services anywhere in the world.

Choose your own path

Throughout the programme, you will be encouraged to think critically about the risks of globalising ideas around mental illness, learn how to develop and implement policies to reduce the burden of mental health and understand how social and cultural factors impact understandings of global mental health.

100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. With industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research, you’ll be able to study the entire programme without having to set foot on campus. The University of Glasgow tailors its online programmes to suit its students. The MSc offers a variety of study options from videos, online presentations and discussions - all of which are designed to help you learn, whilst also helping you achieve your career goals. At the University of Glasgow, you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.

What our students say

“Overall it was an excellent springboard for me to pursue a career in this fascinating field and is a course which I would definitely recommend.” – one of the University of Glasgow’s online MSc Global Mental Health students.

Duration: 2.5–6 years part-time (MSc). For details on other degree options request more information or speak to an admissions representative.

World changers welcome: join us and make your mark

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Fees: Payable in instalments of £1,667 per 20 credits, totalling £15,000 (MSc), £10,000 (PgDip), £5,000 (PgCert)*; NHS discount: Payable in instalments of £1,050 per 20 credits or £9,450 for the full MSc funded by the NHS*

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Fees: Payable in instalments of £1,667 per 20 credits, totalling £15,000 (MSc), £10,000 (PgDip), £5,000 (PgCert)*; NHS discount: Payable in instalments of £1,050 per 20 credits or £9,450 for the full MSc funded by the NHS*

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised institution; International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

University information

The University of Glasgow envisions a better world, and it’s inspired to help others change it. It ranks within the top 100 of the world’s universities and has online master’s programmes that enable students to fulfil their aspirations from anywhere they wish. By virtue of extensive experience as a leading academic organisation, Glasgow has developed 100% online programmes that emphasise original research and innovative approaches. These are...more