Honours degree or diploma, preferably in a health-related area. Diplomats should have completed the final exam of a professional body. Applicants from other backgrounds, e.g. social science, social anthropology, are also welcomed, if they can demonstrate understanding/experience of health issues.
Months of entry
through the development of effective and responsive health systems. Participants are typically drawn from health ministries and the NGO sector.
Our MSc in Global Health allows you to adopt specialised pathways focusing on health systems or human resources for health.
Global health is a multidisciplinary field of study that takes a global perspective on the state of people’s health, and enhances knowledge and implementation of effective intervention strategies through a systematic examination of health problems, their determinants, and their solutions around the world. It examines the drivers of global health policy and determinants of health in disadvantaged populations.
Information for international students
If you do not hold a recent, acceptable English language qualification you will be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.0 with no individual component score below 5.5.
Fees and funding
Scottish domiciled and EU students on this course may be eligible to apply for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan through the Students Award Agency Scotland.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||40 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- Oonagh O'Brien
- +44 (0) 131 474 0000
- +44 (0) 131 474 0001