Taught course

Global Public Health 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.

Candidates that do not currently meet the set entry requirements may also have the option to study the Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences. Meeting the required grades on completion of this programme will provide a pathway to study MSc Global Public Health and Policy.

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

Months of entry


Course content

What are the consequences for health and wellbeing when people are unequal? This MSc considers the social determinants that drive these inequalities and looks at how policy-making at local, national, and international levels can change things at a population level.

  • Make a contribution to addressing global health challenges
  • Specialise in areas like trade in health, global burden of disease, evidence-based policy making, pharmaceuticals and clinical trials, the anthropology of health, and ethics
  • Learn from a multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical academics

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

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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