Taught course

Global Health Studies

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Biomedical Sciences
Qualifications
PGCertProfessional Development

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent.

We may also consider your application if you have relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to enable those with a personal, academic or professional interest in global health to study a variety of related subjects and join colleagues and fellow students in a global community.

The programme is invoiced at course level, allowing you to pick and choose your curriculum content, and manage your learning within flexible 5 or 11 week teaching blocks, which are offered at fixed time periods across the academic calendar.

The programme is structured to equip students with a comprehensive knowledge base in various aspects of global health.

The emphasis is on the interdisciplinary nature of the subject and this is reflected by the wide range of courses it is possible to study within the programme.

Possible subjects include:

  • Animal health
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation and global citizenship
  • Forensic medicine and science
  • Global health
  • Infectious and non-communicable diseases
  • Sanitation and water issues

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Professional Development
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Programme Director
Email
globalhealth.studies@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 242 9376