Taught course

Global Health & Social Justice

King's College London · Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a first class or upper second class (2:1) honours degree (or the equivalent from an overseas university). We may consider candidates with a lower second class degree or with professional qualifications from a recognised institution if they can show relevant work experience and/or relevant professional qualifications, can demonstrate that they are highly motivated and have referees from their university or employment strongly supporting their admission onto a masters level programme. Relevant professional qualifications will be taken into account.

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary programme is designed for those seeking high level skills in the critical analysis of the social and political determinants of health inequalities in a global context, and will enable students to assess the politics, ethics and practices of the global health movement with special consideration of issues social justice, and to critically assess alternative approaches.

? Taught within a world class department that focuses on social scientific approaches to health and medicine, and conducts innovative research that influences national and global health policy.
? A truly interdisciplinary programme, taught by leading researchers who have trained in a wide range of fields, from anthropology, sociology, and geography to psychology, bioethics, medicine and biology.
? Opportunities to join a thriving research community, and to participate with active researchers in a range of extra-curricular events, such as reading groups, roundtable discussions, and workshops.
? Opportunities to engage with worlds of policy-making, non-governmental agencies, and biomedical research.
? World renowned visiting speakers.
? A wide range of specialist options
? Located in the heart of London.

Fees and funding

You may also be able to find financial support via the Graduate School funding database. Find out more about funding onlinehttp://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/funding/database/

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate admissions
+44(0)20 7848 7061