London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London

Global Mental Health

This 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; these skills and knowledge make it possible for students to make valuable contributions in the domains of research, public health, policy and practice as they relate to the discipline of global mental health.

Entry requirements

The normal minimum entrance qualification is a 2.1 Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or a registerable qualification in medicine, appropriate to the programme; applications with an appropriate technical qualification are also welcomed.

Course modules

Core modules include: Fundamentals in global mental health; statistics for epidemiology and population health; principles of psychiatric research and psychiatric epidemiology; platforms of care for mental disorders; scaling-up packages of care.

Assessment methods

Students complete a project and write a report of a maximum of 10,000 words.

Sponsorship information

3 full Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships available a year; a strong preference will be given to applicants who are from or who work in low- and middle-income countries.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 22,660 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Camden WC1E 7HT South East

Key information

LSHTM Registry
Telephone number: 
0207 299 4646