• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The Global Master of Public Health from Coursera in partnership with Imperial College London is a highly respected online Master’s degree programme from one of the top 10 universities in the world.

About

As a Global MPH student, you’ll study biostatistics, epidemiology, health systems, health economics, population health improvement, and more, while honing your research skills by exploring issues affecting your own community

The curriculum of this Global Master of Public Health from Coursera in partnership with Imperial College London is rooted in evidence-based research skills. You’ll learn from faculty who are shaping global policy, such as researchers who led the fight against the Ebola virus. Ranked as the UK’s most international university (Times Higher Education 2018), Imperial College London is committed to improving public health for people throughout the world

Global MPH students build strong portfolios while creating projects which model the tasks they will be asked to do as they move forward in their careers, as well as having the opportunity to develop work which can be submitted to peer-reviewed journals. They also learn practical quantitative and qualitative research skills that help evaluate the public health research and policy of their peers.

Career

Through this master of public health degree you will develop a wide range of research skills, underpinned by knowledge of the most pressing global health issues.

As this is a new degree online, there have not yet been any graduates of the programme. However, the School of Public Health also offers a high successful and established an on-campus MPH, taught at our St Mary’s Campus full time over one academic year. Graduates of this course have gone into leadership roles in academia, government, industry and non-governmental organisations such as the Gates Foundation, the United Nations, and the World Health Organisation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for public health
  • Epidemiology for public health
  • Foundations of public health practice
  • Global diseases masterclass
  • Health systems development
  • Research Portfolio: The Research Question
  • Population health improvement

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Early Admission Deadlines:

    • Round 1: April 30th
    • Round 2: June 30th
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Normally a minimum 2.1 UK Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a science subject or MBBS degree (or a comparable qualification recognised by the College).
  • Suitable applicants should have a background in: medicine, health sciences, biological sciences or environmental sciences.
  • Mature applicants with relevant academic or professional experience will also be considered.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19440 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5652 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

The School of Public Health and Imperial College offer a number of limited Scholarships for their masters programmes. Anyone interested in a Scholarship will need to apply separately, directly to the School of Public Health, based on an approved application and acceptance into the degree programme.

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.

Global Master of Public Health
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