King's College London

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

Global Mental Health


Strand Campus


London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Provides multidisciplinary training in the domains of research, public health, policy and practice, in the new discipline of Global Mental Health. Taught jointly at the Institute of Psychiatry and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine through the Centre for Global Mental Health. Students will graduate with an MSc jointly awarded between King’s and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The course aims to provide people with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health policies and/or programmes in low resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on Global Mental Health. By the end of the course, students will able to: demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the mental health challenges facing low resource settings; devise locally appropriate and feasible strategies to reduce the burden of mental disorders; develop research protocols to investigate key issues in Global Mental Health including epidemiological, intervention and policy-related questions, and apply research skills to monitor and evaluate mental health programmes.



International Student Requirements:

EU/International students need to achieve 7.0 overall for IELTS, with at least 7.0 for written English and at least 6.0 for the other skills.

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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