MSc / PGDip / Mental Health: Cultural Psychology and Psychiatry


Online Queen Mary University of London    School of Medicine

Full time & Part time September PGDip, MSc 1 year Full-time; 1 year Full-time / 2 years Part-time; 9 months Full-time / 2 years Part-time
Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31)

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Are you passionate about understanding the impact of socio-cultural factors on mental health? Look no further than our MSc/PGDip in Mental Health: Cultural Psychology and Psychiatry. This programme provides a global perspective on mental health, exploring how cultural beliefs, values, and practices influence mental illness and recovery. Gain a sophisticated understanding of culturally diverse populations and discover innovative approaches to mental health care. With modules covering research methods and a supervised placement, you'll develop both clinical and research skills. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including those with relevant professional qualifications and experience. Join us and make a difference in the field of mental health.

About the course

This course is also available as a Distance Learning Option for MSc and PGDip

There is a growing recognition that mental health, mental illness and treatment/care are situated within socio-cultural contexts. Cultural factors such as belief systems, values, norms, practices and traditions impact on the risk and resilience towards developing mental health problems and suicidal behaviours. Furthermore, current phenomena such as globalisation and large scale displacements of populations create new strengths and vulnerabilities in mental health.

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Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2.2 in a UK Bachelor's degree or overseas equivalent in subjects such as Psychology, Medicine or a cognate subject. Promising applicants who do not meet the formal academic criteria but who possess adequate Professional Qualification and have at least one year's experience working in a relevant field may be considered on a case by case basis.

We wish to include people from diverse backgrounds and career pathways especially people working in the independent and voluntary sector and NHS.




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