Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning), Master | Part time online | The University of Edinburgh | United Kingdom
36 months
Duration
6370 GBP/year
6370 GBP/year
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About

This Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh aims to address the challenges posed by infectious diseases in the 21st Century by offering you courses in surveillance, prevention and control of infectious diseases, as well as evaluating how they impact public health.  

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Overview

This is a professional postgraduate qualification for biomedical, medical, public health, and veterinary personnel with an interest in global health and infectious diseases.

The Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning) programme at The University of Edinburgh  draws upon the parallels that exist between these diseases, learning from the challenges that exist and aiming to connect individuals to lay the foundations for a global community of practice. Our aim is to provide advanced qualifications for biomedical, medical, public health, and veterinary personnel. The course is designed to instruct students in the practice of formulating and implementing strategies and programmes aimed at renewing and strengthening scientific knowledge development and building human capital.

Our online learning system lets you work entirely from your home location while still earning your salary. This can enhance your learning experience and working knowledge while rewarding you with a highly regarded qualification.

Career opportunities 

This programme has been designed to help you fulfil leadership roles in international and national organisations that manage health and disease issues. A number of students have also raised their academic profiles through the publication and dissemination of their final year research.

Accreditation

 

Programme Structure

In Year 1 (certificate), you will take courses that include:

  • Global Health
  • Understanding Infectious Diseases

And you will choose one from the following two options:

  • a single course in Applied Epidemiology and Public Health
  • a course each in Global Citizenship and Globalisation and Health

In Year 2 (diploma), you will choose sixty credits from a range that includes:

  • Global citizenship 
  • Transdisciplinary policy approaches for addressing the public health and development challenges of the 21st century
  • The Nexus of Food Security and Global Health
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Travel medicine and infectious diseases
  • Globalisation and health
  • Public health systems in the developed and the developing world
  • The communication of disease control
  • Technological advances in diagnostics
  • Water and Sanitation

In Year 3 (MSc), you will conduct a written reflective element of 10,000-15,000 words.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. 
  • If you are also applying for funding or will require a visa then we strongly recommend you apply as early as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • MSc - 180
  • PgDip - 120
  • PgCert - 60
  • PgProfDev - 50

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a biomedical, medical, public health, veterinary or relevant bio-science topic.
  • We may also consider your application if you have relevant work experience; please contact the programme team to check before you apply. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6370 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6370 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • MSc 10 credits £1,065; 20 credits £2,125; 60 credits £6,370

  •  PgDip, PgCert, PgProfDev PT intermittent: 10 credits £1,065; 20 credits £2,125

Funding

 

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (Online Learning).

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 May 2024
The Glenmore Medical Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
The Glenmore Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
R&D Systems Scholarship
Merit-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Provided by university
Grant
1500 GBP
Deadline
30 Aug 2024
Richard Davidson Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
05 Jun 2024
Edinburgh Global Online Learning Masters Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
300000 JPY
Deadline
31 May 2024
Takahashi and Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
15840 GBP
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
The Catto Combined MSc and PhD Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Nyerere Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2400 GBP
Deadline
04 May 2024
William Hunter Sharpe Memorial Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Funding for Japanese Studies
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
02 May 2024
Muriel Smith Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2300 GBP
Deadline
04 May 2024
John Orr Research Award
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
2000 GBP
Deadline
28 Feb 2024
The Sheila Cannell Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2024
The Charles Mackie Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
06 Feb 2024
School of Health and Social Science PhD Studentship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1500 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Tom and Maureen Fairlie Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel) Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
15 Jun 2024
Moray House Country Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
14100 GBP
Deadline
Anytime
Edinburgh College of Art EU Scholarships Scheme
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
44768 GBP
Deadline
03 Jul 2024
Pamela Jackson Memorial Scholarship in Musical Instrument Research
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
15000 GBP
Deadline
13 Mar 2024
Jean Kennoway Howells Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10500 GBP
Deadline
01 Mar 2024
Andrew Grant Postgraduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Dr Lloyd John Ogilvie Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
17500 GBP
Deadline
05 Apr 2024
The Kirby Laing International Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
05 Apr 2024
The Desmond Tutu/Church of Scotland Masters Scholarship
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
School of Divinity Postgraduate Masters Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
10000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Leadership Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Diversity Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
04 Aug 2024
MBA Achievement Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
01 Aug 2024
Somewhere MBA LGBT+ Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
15000 GBP
Deadline
10 May 2024
Asylum Seeker Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland's Saltire Scholarships
Merit-based

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
200000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
10 Mar 2024
“The Hope For Healing” Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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FHE Health
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
Merit-based Need-based

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BeArt-Presets
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Novus Biologicals Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Bio-Techne
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
06 Nov 2023
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 EUR
Deadline
01 Dec 2023
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Simmons and Fletcher
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 GBP
Deadline
31 Jan 2024
1st Formations Business Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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1st Formations
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Chevening Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
01 May 2024
Wear & I Fashion Pioneer Scholarship
Merit-based

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WEAR & I
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
Merit-based

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Get-Scholarship
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
08 Jan 2024
The Crowder Law Firm Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Crowder Law Firm
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
19 Feb 2024
The Blossom Law Caregiver Scholarship
Merit-based

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Blossom Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTSing Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTSing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2023
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2023
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available

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