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Online MSc Global Mental Health

University of Glasgow
Program overview
2.5-6 years
Part time
Master's degree
Start dates
Online / distance program
April 2020  (English)
September 2020  (English)
January 2021  (English)
April 2021  (English)
September 2021  (English)
January 2022  (English)
Online MSc Global Mental Health

Program description

Online MSc Global Mental Health

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

  • Entry 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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Program content

In this program, you will:

  • 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

The University of Glasgow tailors its online assessments to suit graduate employability, offering podcasts, presentations or posters – whatever helps you learn and achieve your career goals.

The diverse expertise of our lecture team, whose experience covers everything from clinical psychology and social work to anthropology and law, gives you the flexibility to choose your own line of research. We’ll keep you engaged and inspired to develop strong research of your own.

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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