The MSc in Global Mental Health is a new course taught jointly by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and King's College London - Institute of Psychiatry.
This course aims to provide people with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health policies and/or programmes in low-resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health. These skills and knowledge will make it possible for students to make valuable contributions in the domains of research, public health, policy and practice as they relate to the discipline of global mental health.
We anticipate that graduates will 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 organizations....
This course offers the chance to gain expertise and theoretical understanding of psychology, supported by the development of practical skills and a relevant clinical plac
Help those in distress
Our MSc and PgCert courses have a distinctive emphasis on the experiences of people who live with distress. You'll focus on the treatment of mental distress in both clinical and community settings, as well as developing an understanding of prevention and community means of social support and guidance.
Why Psychology at LSBU?
All students on the MSc programme can undertake a clinically relevant placement in the community or within the NHS.
Dedicated facilities – our lab complex includes an eye-tracking facility and observation room.
Experts by experience (sometimes referred to as service users) are heavily involved in the delivery and design of the course.
Jacqui Dillon (chair of the Hearing Voices Network) is a consultant on the implementation of this unique programme.
Key course information - ordered by mode
Our course draws upon the expertise of research and clinical psychologists to provide you with a unique education in the foundations of, and current issues in, the psycho
Our course draws upon the expertise of research and clinical psychologists to provide you with a unique education in the foundations of, and current issues in, the psychology of mental health. It is an ideal opportunity for those who wish to go on to study for a Ph.D. in psychology or a doctorate in clinical psychology, as well as professionals working with children and adults. It is one of the only MSc courses in the UK on which you will be taught by clinical psychologists. Our students tell us they find the teaching and supervision contact with clinicians to be a key strength.
You’ll study advanced modules in the foundations of adult mental health, current issues in psychological health care, and one module of your choice from the areas of developmental psychopathology, evolution, and behavior, or social psychology. You will also learn advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods and will conduct a dissertation co-supervised by a member of academic staff and a clinical psychologist....
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 sustain
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. Ranked 2nd for Medicine (The Times and Sunday Times University League Table 2018), the University of Glasgow recognises the importance of addressing the global mental health treatment gap and, because of this, their programme matches global mental health goals set by the United Nations.
As part of the University of Glasgow's efforts to understand the challenges faced by low-income countries, they collaborate with various institutions, including the University of Rwanda, to help fuel the programme’s international outlook. Together, they are committed to preventing disease, improving health and wellbeing, and reducing inequalities locally, nationally and globally....