In this Global Public Health program at Queen Mary University of London you’ll gain the knowledge and global insights you need to work in health policy and health service delivery at local, national and international levels, and in governmental and international bodies and NGOs.
The Global Public Health offers three study options: Master of Science, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.
What topics will you cover?
The modules you'll cover during your MSc Global Public Health studies are:
- Health Inequalities and the State of Global Health – an introduction to the broad topic of global health
- Understanding Epidemiology and Statistics – develop skills in critical appraisal, interpreting the results of commonly used statistical techniques and routine morbidity and mortality measures
- Health Systems Policy and Performance – an introduction to various conceptual and theoretical understandings of ‘health systems’ within a social, economic, historical and global context
- Critical Health Economics – an introduction to core theories and concepts of economics and their applications in health policy
- Global Health Policy and Governance – an introduction to the disciplines of international relations, politics, jurisprudence, globalisation, and global governance as they relate to global health
- Planetary Health – an introduction to various analytical perspectives on environmental change on a local, regional, and global basis and how these relate to human health and planetary health
- Disease Management: Policy and Practice – build links between an appreciation of the clinical features of diseases and their implications for the design of programmes and plans
- Research, Evidence and Policy – an introduction to the philosophy of science and debates about the nature of data and evidence from a public policy and practical/applied public health perspective
- Dissertation - Independent research. An advanced, in depth examination of a particular area of global public health. Your chosen topic should relate to a relevant issue within the academic field.
After graduating from Queen Mary University of London's MSc Global Public Health, you’ll be able to work in health policy and health service delivery at local, national and international levels, and in governmental and international bodies as well as NGOs.
Since research and epistemology will be integrated into the modules you’ll be covering, you could also get the opportunity to pursue further academic development in the form of a PhD.
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- Health Inequalities and the State of Global Health
- Understanding Epidemiology and Statistics
- Health Systems Policy and Performance
- Critical Health Economics
- Global Health Policy and Governance
- Planetary Health
- Disease Management: Policy and Practice
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.
- Apply by 18 December to access extra benefits
- Early applicants for May gain access to 'Career-Conscious studying: A virtual Q&A' with Queen Mary Online.
DisciplinesPublic Health International Development Health Sciences View 319 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
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To be eligible to apply for QMUL Online’s MSc Global Public Health course, you’ll need:
- A 2.1 honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject, such as medicine, the health sciences, nursing or the social sciences
If you’ve studied a less directly-related subject at undergraduate level but can demonstrate a genuine interest in and motivation for studying global public health, we may also consider your application.
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International6250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
- MSc: £12,500 (2 years, including dissertation)
- PGDip: £8,400 (16 months, no dissertation required)
- PGCert: £4,200 (8 months, 4 modules)
As a QMUL Online MSc Global Public Health student, you may be eligible to receive a postgraduate loan.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.