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Global Health Policy MSc, PGDip and PGCert

Global Health Policy MSc, PGDip and PGCert

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2 years

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Global Warming Health Studies Health Service Policy / Planning

Course type


Course Summary

The MSc in Global Health Policy will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the planning and delivery of policy responses to global health concerns and issues. You will examine approaches to effective policy-making and policy responses, which contribute to the protection and promotion of population health and both national and transnational levels.

The programme is aimed at students and professionals from both health and non-health backgrounds who seek to understand more about the policy environment associated with issues of global health.


This varies from module to module but can include a combination of unseen written examinations and written assignments. More details can be found on individual module pages.

Exams are held in June each year. You can sit exams at an approved centre anywhere in the world (mainly Ministries of Education or the British Council). Each centre charges a fee for hosting exams.

Career opportunities

The programmes will be relevant both for those wishing to move into health planning or promotion at national or international levels and for those who are planning to work for international agencies engaged with global health problems.


This module aims to improve students? understanding of the political dynamics shaping global health policy (credit bearing).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

For entry to the programme, you will need either: the equivalent of a UK first or second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from an acceptable institution. or, an appropriate professional or technical qualification, plus three years' relevant experience.