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MSc in Global Health

University of Glasgow
Length: 1 - 2 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Master's degree
Location: Glasgow
Language: English
Start date: September 2018

Program description

Program description

MSc in Global Health

This program offers a unique opportunity for you to develop a critical understanding of the key issues within health and medicine, health policy and health planning, and of the determinants of health and health inequalities from a social science perspective.

Core courses:

  • Global Health in social context
  • Improving health and society: Programme and principles
  • Research design.

Optional courses may include:

  • Communicable diseases
  • Cultural, social and biological determinants of mental health
  • Environmental health
  • Epidemiology, evidence and statistics for primary care (online)
  • Equality and human rights
  • Globalisation and public health
  • Health and culture
  • Health economics (online)
  • Health promotion: Principles and practice
  • Health technology assessment in a global context (online)
  • Health technology assessment: Policy and principles (online)
  • Improving access to mental health care in the global context
  • International primary care principles and systems (online)
  • Introduction to mental health and disability
  • Management of long term conditions in primary care (online)
  • Managing health care organisations
  • Mental health and disability: International law and policy
  • Mental health promotion across the life-span
  • Principles of public health
  • Psychosocial approaches to public health
  • Qualitative methods
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Studies in the history of medicine before 1850
  • Studies in the history of medicine 1850-2000
  • The global burden of mental health difficulties
  • Understanding health policy.

Admission requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in social sciences, health sciences, medicine, nursing or other clinical subject. We will also consider applications from graduates from other fields, but you should submit a statement indicating why you are interested in changing fields. We will also take relevant work experience into account.

Tuition & fees

Home and EU:

  • Full time fee - £7,650
  • Part time 20 credits - £850

International:

  • Full time fee - £16,650

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