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.
Months of entry
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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.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Admissions
- +44 (0)113 343 0806