Taught course

Global Health Systems Theory and Policy

Queen Mary, University of London · School of Medicine and Dentistry

Entry requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject, such as Medicine, Nursing, the health sciences or the social sciences.

Applicants with a 2:2 degree and relevant experience in the field will be considered on an individual basis.

Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop a critical, research-led approach to the study of global health systems and gain the key research skills you will need for doctoral-level study. Learn how you can make a difference in health policy while you explore the social determinants for health and the interface between politics and policy.

  • Gain all the skills you need to move on to a PhD
  • Study on a multidisciplinary programme which includes sociology, anthropology, economics, law, geography and public health medicine
  • Benefit from strong links to the NHS, local authorities, policymakers and leading international figures in global health
  • Go on to work in health policy and other fields of public health and public policy with a global perspective

Information for international students

If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Institute of Population Health Sciences
+44 (0)20 7882 2541