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As a Global Public Health student at Queen Mary University of London, you’ll learn from a multidisciplinary team of academics from QMUL’s renowned Centre for Primary Care and Public Health (CPCPH) – delivering world-class research and education to inform and support local, national and global primary care and public health policy.

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Overview

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.

Career

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.1 honours degree or international equivalent in a relevant subject, such as medicine, the health sciences, nursing or the social sciences
  • IELTS 7.0 including 6.5 in Writing or equivalent if your first language is not English 
  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11650 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

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!

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