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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

People With Mental Health Problems: Social Work Health Studies Health Promotion

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This is a joint programme provided by LSHTM and King’s College London. The course 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.

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.

Objectives

By the end of the programme, 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Design & Evaluation of Mental Health Programmes - Core
Evidence Synthesis in Global Mental Health - Core
Epidemiology for Mental Health Research - Core
Theory to Practice in Global Mental Health - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£29,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry 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.

University information

Students, academics, and professionals study with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and come from all over the world for its international culture, collaboration, research excellence and renowned Master’s programmes, research degrees and short courses in global health. Over the last 120 years, LSHTM has spearheaded world-leading research and teaching within a global network of academics, alumni, students and partners....more