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Online Global Mental Health (PgCert)

University of Glasgow
Program overview
1-2 years
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Start dates
Glasgow
September 2020

Glasgow
January 2021

Glasgow
April 2021

Glasgow
September 2021

Program description

Online Global Mental Health (PgCert)

When it comes to investment, mental health trails far behind other fields of healthcare. This opens a world of opportunity for passionate people to create sustainable strategies to address the treatment gap and lead the charge for mental wellbeing.

For career professionals or recent graduates hoping to lead international mental health services, our online Global Mental Health program may be just the program for you. Whether you’re looking for a position in government, an international agency or an NGO, this mental health MSc will empower you to forge your own mental health policies, strategies and services.

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 distance learning program 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.

Admission requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognized institution.
  • International students: Applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

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Qualification

Program 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 globalizing 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

About this institute

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Fueled by cutting-edge research from one of the world’s top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020), the University of Glasgow will help you hone your skills for a range of life-changing careers. It doesn’t matter where you live or...


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Contact info

University of Glasgow

University Avenue
G12 8QQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

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www.online.gla.ac.uk

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