A medical degree or bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) or equivalent qualification in a related discipline (eg medicine, health, science, social sciences, management or administration).
All applicants must have a minimum of two years’ work experience in a health service or developing health system in a low-middle income country.
In exceptional cases, we may accept extensive work experience in health services or health systems for applicants who do not fully meet the stated academic requirements.
We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information contact the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences admissions team.
Months of entry
This programme provides public health professionals with an understanding of the health needs of populations and how to effectively intervene to strengthen health systems and improve health in an international context.
You’ll learn to:
- analyse issues in health policy and health services using epidemiological and statistical tools to critically review evidence
- develop the essential skills to improve existing (and build new) health services programmes and management systems
- evaluate different strategies for disease control in order to select the most effective and feasible programmes
- discuss ethical issues, and adopt and justify an appropriate ethical stance.
You’ll benefit from an international learning environment, with fellow-professionals from a range of countries and areas of expertise.
Information for international students
This course requries an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.
Fees and funding
For information about subject specific funding opportunities for courses in the Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development please visit the webpage.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Office
- +44 (0)113 343 0806