Taught course

PG Dip Global Mental Health and Wellbeing

University of Essex Online · Health

Entry requirements

Here at the University of Essex Online, we believe that education should be accessible to all. That is why we offer both an academic and work-based experience route onto our PG Dip Global Mental Health and Wellbeing. Additionally, you will need to pass your first assignment set within your two-week induction period of the course in order to continue with your studies.

Academic entry route
You must have the following qualifications as a minimum:
  • an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification
Work experience entry route
In order to satisfy the work experience entry route requirements for our PG Dip Global Mental Health and Wellbeing, you must meet the following criteria:
  • at least three years’ relevant work experience within a mental health/health and social care field. We may also consider students from a more generic people support, workforce or HR background where relevant experience can be demonstrated.
English language requirement
Our courses are taught in English so to study with us you must have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or equivalent. If you don’t hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, you will be required to pass a free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

April, July, October

Course content

If you’re looking to explore the challenges and tactics associated with mental health and well-being, then consider our 100% online PG Dip course. This course is applicable to both health and social care sector workers who wish to expand their knowledge and professionals spanning a range of industries, such as human resources. You’ll gain a broad overview of the policies and ethics relevant to the field as well as an introduction to health and wellbeing on a global scale.
Explore a range of exciting topics, such as:
  • how policies are delivered internationally
  • cultural and social factors that impact mental health globally
  • epidemiology from a mental health perspective
On successful completion of your Postgraduate Diploma (awarded at 120 credits), you can choose to study the full MSc Global Mental Health and Wellbeing (180 credits).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    16 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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