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Global Health, Social Justice and Public Policy

12 months
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24660 GBP/year
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About

Covering topics such as inequalities in preventable mortality, disability, climate change, reproductive rights, pandemic preparedness and access to health care across countries, this Global Health, Social Justice and Public Policy course at King's College London will help you to develop advanced skills in the critical analysis and possible solutions for global health inequalities.

Overview

The Global Health, Social Justice and Public Policy course at King's College London will provide you with a demanding study pathway covering dynamic topics within global health. You will explore major issues and debates, as well as develop the capacity for critically assessing the scientific research and practices aiming to address global health inequalities.  You with also cover the fundamental aspects relating to philosophical debates about social justice and health equity.

Key benefits

  • You will learn to think critically and independently about fundamental issues in Global Health, Social Justice and Public Policy and the interaction between them.
  • Opportunities to study central issues in global health including health measurements, global institutions and governance, social determinants of health, global health ethics, international health regulations, philanthrocapitalism, evidence-based medicine, human rights and health economics.
  • Internationally recognised faculty from across disciplines, including global public health, sociology, anthropology, geography, gerontology, philosophy and political science.
  • Interdepartmental study course offers a diverse and exciting range of research options.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Global Health
  • Global Health Ethics
  • The Politics of Medicine
  • Critical Bioethics
  • Critical Policy Research for Health and Medicine
  • Ethics of Clinical Research
  • Pharmaceuticals and Society
  • Quantitative Data Analysis 
  • Data Manipulation and Management
  • Researching Vulnerable Populations

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK honours degree of 2:1 standard. If an applicant possesses an undergraduate degree below 2:1 standard, subsequent postgraduate qualifications may be taken into account.
  • Also desirable is evidence of active engagement in relevant activities and attentive concern for the issues of global health and social justice demonstrated by voluntary work, travel, reading and otherwise following current national and international issues.
  • In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24660 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24660 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11040 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11040 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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