London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Global Mental Health

InstitutionLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught


This is a joint programme offered by the School and King’s College London Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to initiate, develop and oversee mental health programmes in low-resource settings, and to conduct and critically evaluate research on global mental health.

The programme will enable you 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
• apply research skills to monitor and evaluate mental health programmes

Sponsorship info

Four Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships are available to students accepted onto the 2017-18 MSc Global Mental Health course. Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees, a living allowance of GBP 15,757 and an allowance of GBP 500 for MSc project expenses.


London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

LSHTM  is highly ranked in various university league tables:

  • #1 UK university for the proportion of academic research with women listed as authors - 2019 CWTS Leiden Ranking.
  • #4 for Public Health in 2019 in ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
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