Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in any discipline, with social science background and/or work experience in the social policy field advantageous but not essential.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Global Health will prepare you for a unique career improving health globally by combining social science and population health methods with policy analysis.

The programme provides high-quality, integrated courses which are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field of global health policy.

Based in the Department of Social Policy, the MSc Global Health is delivered by faculty based in LSE Health. LSE Health is one of the Department’s associated research centres and one of the world’s most highly rated research centres in international health policy and health economics, both for its research and its institutional links. You will be taught by specialists at the forefront of research into global health policy.

Our wide variety of courses gives you the flexibility to customise your curriculum so that you can pursue the areas that most interest you and suit your background, experience and goals.

You will leave LSE with the high-level knowledge and range of skills to help you master new challenges and expand your choice of careers. This programme will prepare you to explore new research, advisory, consulting, and leadership roles. In addition to gaining a theoretical and conceptual understanding of health policy and health economics, you will acquire new skills to accelerate or refocus your career.

Information for international students

Please see the Standard section of the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Total £17,384
International students
Total: EU £17,384 Non EU £24,440

Please see the postgraduate funding page for details.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613