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About

The MSc Global Health courses and modules at the Queen Margaret University are aimed at those who want to make a difference to the health of those in developing countries. We put a strong focus on the social aspects of health and on health systems strengthening from a people’s perspective.

Overview

Key facts

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 Global Health courses and 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.

Careers

Former 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.

As a graduate of the MSc Global Health you will be well equipped for employment as a global health practitioner, senior health manager or policy maker working in, or advising regarding, a developing country or one in economic transition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Health and Social Policy; 
  • Researching Global Health and Development; 
  • Global Public Health; 
  • Health Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

A UK honours degree or equivalent from a relevant subject area (arts, humanities, health or social sciences). Students without an honours degree may be considered if they have other relevant qualifications and/or appropriate work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Funding

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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