Research course

Global Health

Institution
University of Edinburgh · College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for the programme we require a relevant undergraduate degree with a UK 2:1 or higher result, or its international equivalent. Supporting documentation must be uploaded to support your application. You should have this documentation ready before you start the process. If you do not upload your documents this could delay the application process.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Global health is not one single discipline, but multiple disciplines cutting across traditional institutional functions and boundaries.

A principal aim is to foster interdisciplinary research involving quantitative and qualitative approaches via effective collaboration with biomedical scientists, epidemiologists, social scientists and clinical researchers throughout the University and beyond.

The postgraduate taught MSc and PhD programmes are integrated alongside the research activities of the Centre for Population Health Sciences.

Through the Global Health Academy you have the opportunity to work alongside researchers doing world-leading research in the following fields:

  • biomedical
  • clinical
  • social science
  • engineering
  • veterinary

Research Group/Centre/Institute

The postgraduate taught MSc and PhD programmes are integrated alongside the research activities of the Centre for Population Health Sciences.
Staff Student Numbers

150 Staff and 40-50 PhD students.
Research Profile

A principal aim is to foster interdisciplinary research involving quantitative and qualitative approaches via effective collaboration with biomedical scientists, epidemiologists, social scientists and clinical researchers throughout the University and beyond.

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Name
Professor Sue Welburn
Email
Sue.welburn@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 242 6457