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Global Mental Health and Society

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Do you want to examine how mental health is understood and addressed cross-culturally across the world?

Are you interested in the social drivers of poor mental health and ways to address these?

Do you want to play a role in transforming mental health care globally?

Mental health and well-being are crucial global health and social welfare policy concerns with significant resources and research devoted to this area.

This interdisciplinary postgraduate programme offers you opportunities to develop:
critical perspectives on global mental health policy; practice and research; space for creating transformative possibilities; tools for conceptual and practice innovation.

Global mental health is emerging as a hybrid academic discipline with academic training programmes, journals, textbooks and research consortiums - primarily in the UK and the USA, but also in Canada and Europe.

Much of this activity has been situated in psychiatry and public health disciplines - with a growing body of scholarly work from other professional and social science disciplines including medical anthropology, social work, international development, and clinical psychology.

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Social and Political Science

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

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