The programme will suit students from a wide variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including clinicians, researchers, development workers, policy makers and service planners looking to work in low resource settings. We aim to train future leaders in mental health.
Provides a unique programme of study for students wanting to gain a comprehensive understanding of the issues encompassed by the new discipline of Global Mental Health research. Enables students to gain knowledge and skills required to initiate, develop and implement policies in low resource settings and to conduct and critically evaluate research on Global Mental Health. Excellent preparation for careers in national mental health policy, research and international agencies.
Dr Rosie Mayston (King's College London); Dr Alex Cohen (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
King's College London and University of London (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine)
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT.
Denmark Hill Campus and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Graduates of this course will be well equipped to enter careers in national mental health policy and planning, epidemiological and mental health services research, and advisory and advocacy roles in government, international agencies and non-governmental organisations.
Year of entry 2013