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Global Mental Health MSc

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Global Mental Health MSc is jointly run by King's College London and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, providing a unique course of study for students who wish to gain a comprehensive understanding of the issues surrounding the discipline of global mental health. You will acquire the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and evaluate mental health programmes in low resource settings as well as learning how to conduct and critically evaluate research. Our course constitutes an excellent preparation for careers in policy, research and work in international agencies.

Key benefits

  • Wide range of modules available.
  • Teaching and supervision delivered by leading researchers from the Centre for Global Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
  • Welcomes applications from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds, including: clinicians, researchers, development workers and those working in policy and planning.

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Employability

Our graduates 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.

Career destinations

Our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of organisations including:

  • World Health Organisation (WHO)

  • South London & Maudsley Hospital (SLaM)

  • Princeton University

  • Lagos State University

  • Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital: Yaba Lagos Nigeria

  • Japan International Cooperation Agency

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Employability

Our graduates 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.

Career destinations

Our graduates have gone on to work in a variety of organisations including:

  • World Health Organisation (WHO)

  • South London & Maudsley Hospital (SLaM)

  • Princeton University

  • Lagos State University

  • Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital: Yaba Lagos Nigeria

  • Japan International Cooperation Agency

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