Global Health

University of Gothenburg

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27355 EUR/full
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This cross disciplinary Master's Program in Global Health from University of Gothenburg provides students with the broad range of competencies that are necessary for promoting global health equality and equity.


he intersections between global and local health are influenced by a myriad of social and biomedical dynamics that need to be taken into consideration simultaneously in order for students, scholars and policy- or decision makers to fully understand all of the issues at hand. 

The Global Health course from University of Gothenburg  therefore present and condense major global health challenges and their governance from the perspectives of biomedicine, public health, international relations, development economics, social work and anthropology into actionable steps. With frontline research as the point of departure, the program’s aims is to encourage students to critical thinking and independent work. 

The program equips students with practical skills and tools needed for mapping, analyzing and solving complex global health problems.

Work opportunities within global health will be found at a broad range of organizations engaged in promoting population health, such as local and regional public health units and authorities, ministries of health and social affairs, UN bodies and non-governmental organizations. 

Global health professionals perform a wide spectrum of tasks such as: collecting and analyzing population data on disease and health patterns, creating public policies for promoting healthy lifestyles, implementing human rights doctrines or improving access to health care and other societal services to vulnerable groups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global health challenges in an interdisciplinary context
  • Governing health and illness in a global perspective 
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics with special reference to social epidemiology

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to be accepted for the Master's Programme in Global Health, students must meet the basic entrance requirements, hold a Bachelor's degree worth 180 credits in a social sciences/health sciences/economics/arts main area or equivalent and English B/English 6 at upper secondary level or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.
  • A verification of degree and English requirements (TOFEL) must be submitted together with a letter of intent (LOI) and a Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27355 EUR/full
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  • Full programme cost: 288 000 SEK
  • Application and tuition fees do not apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students.


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Global Health
University of Gothenburg


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