Provides unique programme of study for students wishing to gain a sound understanding of the issues around 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. Excellent preparation for careers in policy, research and work in international agencies.
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- Foundation modules in principles of psychiatric research, statistics for epidemiology, scaling up services and research and evidence into practice: applying the principles of Global Mental Health, followed by elective modules selected from over twenty available.
- Teaching and supervision delivered by leading researchers from the Centre for Global Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
- Welcomes applications from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including: clinicians, researchers, development workers, those working in policy and planning.
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