Taught course

Health and Global Environment

University of Salford · School of Environment and Life Sciences

Entry requirements

This course is for recommended for applicants seeking future careers where they can engage in planning and decision making to improve the health of populations at global and national levels. Designed to deepen your knowledge of environmental and public health issues, the course will nurture your skills in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of health and environmental policy initiatives.

Applicants require at least a UK lower second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent in any subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the challenge in managing the complex forces and interrelationships that shape the health of the environment and the general public. Build the skills to become an advanced practitioner with our MSc Health and Global Environment postgraduate degree.

Available full and part-time study, our highly-relevant and topical course is carefully-designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to engage in planning and decision-making to improve the health of populations at global and national levels.

Designed to open career opportunities in modern environmental and public health practice and support continued professional development, you will learn to better manage social, technological and organisational change and develop a critical and analytical ability lead the response.

You will:

  • Develop critical thinking and analytical skills that can be applied to health-specific topics with global relevance
  • Learn about the approaches used to implement theory behind public health and global environmental issues
  • Understand the role and impact of a range of stakeholders and institutions influencing global health and environmental intervention
  • Build your knowledge and skills with an academic team leading collaborative, industry-focused environmental research

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 295 4545