Taught course

Global Health

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Statistics / Population Sciences and Demography
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MSc in Global Health is a research-led, inter- and multi-disciplinary degree programme designed to provide comprehensive training on the principles, methods and research skills necessary to understand, interpret and solve critical global health challenges. A distinct feature of the MSc is the quantitative focus and the breadth of subject area covered in the core, compulsory and optional modules from demography, medicine, economics, geography, gerontology, statistics, health sciences, law and management.

In the context of growing globalisation, migration and rapid social change, a global approach to health has never been more important. Global threats come in many forms, such as the emergence of new infectious diseases, the rising incidence of obesity and the risks posed by climate change. In an increasingly interdependent world these complex problems require solutions that transcend geographic boundaries and draw on international and multidisciplinary collaboration to develop innovative responses. The MSc offers the opportunity to explore these and many other issues of relevance and develop the skills to analyse and contribute to effective solutions.

Intercalating medical students: The programme accepts medical students wishing to intercalate during their training.

Information for international students

Competency in English language is essential for this masters in global health. You should have an IELTS or equivalent score of at least 6.5 overall, with at least 6.0 in each component. Students who do not have a degree from a British University, or who are from a country that is not on the list of those exempt from testing, will be required to present evidence of IELTS score or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,250
International students
£18,812

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Email
pgtapply.fshs@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 7342