Taught course

Global Health & Development

University of Limerick · Faculty of Education and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants for a Graduate Certificate programme must normally have a first or second class Level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. Applicants must also satisfy the English Language Requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to shortlist and interview applicants as deemed necessary. The programme will be of particular interest to professionals who plan to work in different global health settings - See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/global-health-development-postgraduate-certificate

Months of entry


Course content

By the end of the programme:

  1. Students will demonstrate an advanced level of knowledge and critical reasoning ability in addressing concepts and controversies in global health and development.Students will apply a range of analytical and methodological skills, including culturally appropriate assessments of need and of service evaluation, to address the complex challenges of contemporary global health and development.
  2. Students will identify their own and others’ roles, contributions and contexts in global health and development.
  3. Students will adopt a critical evidence-based approach in understanding the multi-faceted challenges of global health and development.
  4. Students will explore and confidently articulate (i) the principles and philosophies underpinning research, policy and practice in the fields of global health and development and (ii) their own responses to those principles and philosophies.

See more at: http://www.ul.ie/graduateschool/course/global-health-development-postgraduate-certificate

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months
full time
6 months

Course contact details

Dr Carol-Anne Murphy