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Mental Health: Cultural and Global Perspectives MRes

Mental Health: Cultural and Global Perspectives MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

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

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This MRes is for you if you’re interested in understanding the impact of socio-cultural factors on mental health and mental health care. It’s particularly aimed at students who want to go on to further doctoral research training through the LISS DTP Programme. This MRes is an excellent preparation for a career in research and clinical practice.

  • Develop a critical insight into the role of culture in mental health, enhancing both your clinical and research skills
  • Gain a global perspective on mental health so you can work with culturally diverse populations
  • Take a supervised placement in a clinical setting
  • Gain a comprehensive training in research methods and writing
  • Learn from leading experts in the field

Facilities

  • Access to Queen Mary’s comprehensive libraries, including the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • Access to the large medical and dental archives at the Royal London and at Barts
  • Mentors for non-programme related support, including careers advice

Career paths

This programme gives you a range of career options. It is ideal if you want to go on to further doctoral research training through the LISS DTP Programme.

It is also tailored to people who want careers in research and clinical practice worldwide, as well as those already working in this area.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

In this module, students will work on a piece of independently produced research relevant to their pathway, which can be clinical (based on clinical work), empirical (based on new research data) or synthetic (an evidence synthesis). Students will be assisted in topic choice and guided through the process by a personal tutor but will be expected to collect data themselves, or organise access to it, and write the thesis independently. Topics will be identified in consultation with potential supervisors draft from QMUL academic staff involved with the programme, and a topic list will be made available in Semester 1. Students will be asked to select three potential topics (with identified supervisors) and the module organiser will endeavour to facilitate students' first or second choices. Some topics may be broad enough to accommodate more than one student at a time.ussed.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a degree at undergraduate level in a relevant subject. A professional qualification and at least one year experience working in a related area will also be considered. Applicants must be accepted onto the ESRC Doctoral Training Programme based at Queen Mary.