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Global Health

University of Geneva

24 months
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About

The University of Geneva Master of Science in Global Health (MScGH) is a two year full time programme which aims to study contemporary health issues from interdisciplinary and international perspectives.

Overview

The Master of Science in Global Health programme of University of Geneva mission is to provide students the toolbox to understand and analyse health issues whose determinants are interlinked and whose complexity transcends borders and sectors of activity. The MScGH seeks to combine the most relevant approaches on global health drawing on the perspectives of all relevant academic disciplines and global health actors based in Geneva.

The MScGH is specifically designed to take advantage of the rich international environment of Geneva. To this end, the programme is run by the Global Studies Institute (GSI). The programme provides an opportunity to study where many health issues are discussed at the global level and to accomplish practical training in different setting such as NGOs and international organizations. The MScGH aims to prepare students to work in organizations such as international organizations (e.g. WHO, UNICEF, ICRC…), civil society such as non-governmental organization (e.g. MSF, Care, Oxfam…), public sector at national (e.g. Ministry of health of foreign affairs, development agency) or local level (e.g. public health authorities), public private partnerships and private sector (e.g. pharmaceutical industry).

Career Opportunities

The MScGH aims to prepare students to work in organizations such as international organizations (e.g. WHO, UNICEF, ICRC…), civil society such as non-governmental organization (e.g. MSF, Care, Oxfam…), public sector at national (e.g. Ministry of health of foreign affairs, development agency) or local level (e.g. public health authorities), public private partnerships and private sector (e.g.pharmaceutical industry).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Disciplinary and methodological foundations
  • Interdisciplinary integration of knowledge
  • Specialization
  • Applying knowledge and skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission criteria: 

  • Bachelor or equivalent degree. 
  • The MScGH welcomes application from students interested in global health with a background in any academic discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 451 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 451 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 500 CHF / semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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