Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Global Health

University of Brighton · Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Entry requirements

A first or upper class second undergraduate honours degree or an equivalent in a Global Health-related subject. Failing this the sucessful completion of at least three years basic medical science at a UK medical school (having gained 360 credits).

Months of entry


Course content

The programme offers an inter, multi and cross-disciplinary approach to health and ill-health.

The course brings together experts from the health-sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, development studies, anthropology, business, economics and political sciences in order to deliver a stimulating and vibrant programme. Many topics are covered such as: poverty, inequality, cultural understanding of health and healing, emerging infectious diseases, global burden of diseases, climate chance, health policy and governance, access to medicines and the relationship between health inequality, globalisation and global governance.

Our MSc in Global Health has a strong research component. After the compulsory Research Methods module, the dissertation or research project allows students to develop an area of expertise through in-depth focus on a topic of their particular interest.

Information for international students

IELTS: A minimum score of 7, with no less than 6.5 in each section.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Mei L Trueba