• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration

About

Healthcare across the world faces major challenges from the increasing demands of ageing populations and the rise in non-communicable diseases. 

If a good primary healthcare system is in place, it is able to meet 80–90% of a patient’s health needs over the course of their life. This presents a huge opportunity for those in this field to make a difference to wider populations.

Enhance primary care around the world

By elevating primary care concepts, this 100% online Primary Care programme from University of Glasgow gives professionals looking to advance their career the ability to propose, develop and implement sustainable strategies within a healthcare system – all to help address rising rates of chronic illness and complex care needs globally. The MSc Health Primary Care will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make a difference to primary healthcare in the 21st century.

Ranked 1st in the Russell Group for teaching (NSS 2018), the University of Glasgow offer a flexible programme that can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. Whether you want to study an MSc, a PgDip or a PgCert, or choose your duration of study between 1 and 6 years; at the University of Glasgow you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.

Programme Structure

100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. With industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research, you’ll be able to study the entire programme without having to set foot on campus. You would be able to access our interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes recorded lectures, videos, discussion areas and more – whatever helps you to achieve your career goal.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Duration description

      Other options are available. 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower 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

  • Entry requirements: 2:1 or equivalent from a recognised institution or 2:2 in a related field, with at least six months’ work experience in public health or healthcare
  • International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band

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!

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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