The Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) at QMU offers a range of awards which are aimed at those who wish to work in health policy and practice, particularly in low and middle income settings.
Additionally, the MSc Sexual and Reproductive Health modules at the Queen Margaret University will better prepare students to assist in improving the lives of the most vulnerable people in the world, whether that be overseas or locally in Scotland.This MSc focuses on the social and political issues influencing sexual and reproductive health, with a special focus on low and middle income countries. It focuses on integration of theory and practice and enables you to draw on your experience, develop critical thinking skills and widen your perspective on current and historical sexual and reproductive health issues.
CareersFormer IGHD students work in a variety of settings where a social development understanding informs approaches to health. Examples of positions filled by IGHD graduates include: Health Advisor for Save the Children UK, Senior Co-ordinator for International Operations with Partners in Health, Policy Development Officer in the Scottish NGO sector, Public Health Policy Workers for First Nation’s communities in Canada, humanitarian worker with Islamic Relief. Others have taken internships with organizations such as the WHO on graduation, while others have progressed to doctoral studies.
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- Global Health and Social Policy;
- Researching Global Health and Development;
- Global Public Health;
- and Health Systems;
- Sexual and Reproductive Health and Gender,
- Health and Development
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGender & Sexuality Studies View 93 other Masters in Gender & Sexuality Studies in United Kingdom
Honours degree or diploma, preferably in a health, social science or development related subject. Diplomates should have completed the final exam of a professional body. All applicants should be able to demonstrate interest in the field of health through professional or voluntary work experience.
International1460 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1460 GBP per module during 12 months.
EU/EEA1460 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1460 GBP per module during 12 months.
per 15 credits
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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