Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme will develop your knowledge, skills and ability to think critically about working in mental health and mental health research, imparting the professional values and attitude necessary in health and social care, through a prism of culture, ethnicity and their impact on mental health. The Transcultural Mental Healthcare pathway primarily focuses on cultural capability in health and social care, and provides training in health services research. You will develop a knowledge base derived from anthropological, medical, sociological, epidemiological, pharmacological disciplines, as well as cultural understandings of the presentation, expression and management of psychological distress amongst ethnic minorities. Students undertake a placement related to Transcultural Mental Healthcare for improving reflective practice and complete a research project or systematic literature review on a related topic.

Course Modules

Core modules: advanced skills in mental health. Option of two pathways: mental health (transcultural mental healthcare), or cultural and global perspectives in mental health care; research methods and evidence'based practice.

Course Additional Entry

A degree in a related subject and/or a professional qualification; plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
2 years
Part Time