Taught course

Global Public Health and Social Justice

Brunel Online

Entry requirements

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally-recognised qualification in a subject such as health promotion, public health, allied health, health-related studies, social sciences, biosciences, sport science, and environmental health.

Non-native speakers of English need one of the following:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • BrunELT 65% (min 60% in all areas)

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

Brunel’s Global Public Health and Social Justice (online) has been designed to help ambitious professionals gain advanced skills and competencies in public health and health promotion. The course will help you acquire a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and solving contemporary public health and health promotion challenges. You will obtain advanced knowledge of related areas including global public health policy, behaviour change, epidemiology, health economics and research skills.

This fully online course has an active learning and research-led approach and gives you the opportunity to study with Brunel from anywhere in the world.

Course Content
All Modules are worth 15 Credits.
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Public Health
  • Health Economics
  • Health policy, Politics snd Social Justice
  • Health and Society
  • Leadership & Change for Global Health
  • Research methods
  • Social Justice and Health
  • Research project - Dissertation (60 Credits)
Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the scope and nature of contemporary Healthcare and overall wellness at local, national, and global levels.
  • Gain a deep awareness of the major determinants of health and learn how to promote wellness in a way that addresses social and economic inequalities and promotes values of social justice.
  • Grasp the academic knowledge and industry-relevant skills in reflective practice, research, communication, and learn to work in a dynamic team culture.
  • Understand the principles and complexities of using evidence, including researching, analysing, and evaluating health information and policy.
  • Appreciate the ethical, political, societal, and cultural dilemmas that arise in the Health sector and social sector.
  • Gain a critical understanding of principles of leadership and the different strategies to influence others to enhance performance. Understand negotiation and mediation plans to address global, organisational or community challenges.

Why choose Brunel Online -

  • 72% world leading / internationally excellent research output.
  • Top 40 research intensive university, 58th globally Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.
  • 4th in UK for International Outlook, Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
  • Study anytime, anyplace with 100% online degrees.
  • 1500+ online students with alumni network of 154K students.

Fees and funding

Offers & Discounts - Scholarships

A range of scholarships are available for students studying online programmes at Brunel. In addition to scholarship opportunities, a discount is available to self-funding students who pay the full amount of the fees due at or before their scheduled date of registration. This discount is 2% on the net course fee due, meaning that this 2% will be applied after any other discounts to which they may be entitled. No application is required for the Early Payment Discount.

Brunel Regional Discount

Brunel offers special reduced fees i.e., £6,000 for India, South and East Asia and Africa with following programmes:

  • Master of Public Health (MPH) Online
  • Advanced Manufacturing Systems M.Sc Online
  • Engineering Management MSc Online
  • Health Economics and Health Policy MSc Online
  • Public Health & Health Promotion M.sc Online
  • Public Health & Behaviour Change MSc Online
  • Global Public health & Social Justice M.sc Online

Brunel Graduate Discount

The Brunel Graduate Discount is available for self-funding applicants who have previously studied at Brunel University London (and achieved their intended award), who register for any subsequent degree programme. It offers a 15% concession on tuition fees.

Brunel Family Discount

If you have a direct family member who is interested in studying with us, they may be eligible for a 10% fee concession from their tuition.

Postgraduate Academic Excellence

The Postgraduate Academic Excellence scholarship is available for students on Postgraduate Taught (PGT) courses at Brunel University London and is available to all students who have obtained a First-Class undergraduate degree, offering a 15% concession on tuition fees.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Brunel Online