The University of Liverpool has announced an additional pathway option for the Public Health programme. Pursue this route by selecting specialist modules and build on your expertise within global mental health.
What is global mental health and why is it relevant?
Global mental health is an evolving area of study and one which is relatable throughout the world. The subject delves into research and studies on mental health from differing international perspectives. The challenges of mental health are a worldwide concern, and this pathway offers you the exciting opportunity to shape the change needed to improve future generations. Stay at the forefront of this emerging field with a postgraduate qualification in Public Health.
Which modules make up the Global Mental Health pathway?
You will need to complete 180 credits to achieve a full Master of Public Health, or alternatively, just 120 credits to earn the postgraduate diploma (PG Dip).
Modules consist of the following:
- Practising and Promoting Public Health in a Global Context (15 credits)
- Generating and Evaluating Public Health Evidence (20 credits)
- Integrated Research in Public Health: Epidemiology and Qualitative Methods (20 credits)
- Leading and Managing Health Systems (10 credits)
- Monitoring and Evaluation of Systems and Programmes (10 credits)
- Global Mental Health: Contemporary issues (10 credits)
- Global Mental Health: Practice & Research (10 credits)
- Applied Epidemiological Research for Public Health; (15 credits) or Applied Qualitative Research for Public Health (15 credits)
- Health Inequalities: Integrating Public Health Practice (10 credits)
- Dissertation (60 credits) (MPH only)
Which postgraduate qualifications are eligible for the scholarship? Why should I choose this pathway and where could it take me?
Specialising in global mental health throughout your wider Master of Public Health qualification gives you the skills and abilities to address far-reaching global health concerns. Armed with this knowledge, you will be able to help transform mental health across the globe. Future opportunities could include progressing to senior roles within the health sphere, driving your career forward in public health research and much more.
What are the entry requirements for the Master of Public Health?
Applicants should possess either:
- A master’s or bachelor’s in medicine, equivalent to a UK degree, coupled with at least one year of experience in a public health-related field; or
- A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in a public health-related discipline, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years of professional experience in a public health-related field; or
- A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in a non-public health-related discipline, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, coupled with two years of professional experience in a public health-related field.
Applicants should also have:
- A minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English language and mathematics.
All applicants from outside the UK must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 (overall) and 7.0 (reading and writing)