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MSc Global Health (Full-time)

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Health Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

This programme will empower you to confidently meet the clinical and logistical challenges of working in complex and unpredictable situations; overseas, in low resource settings, on expedition or within your UK practice. Gain the advanced knowledge, skills and leadership qualities to deliver quality care, interact with healthcare professionals in multicultural or resource constrained settings and ensure the best possible health outcomes for your unique patient population, whatever your location.

Key features

- A choice of two pathways: Leadership (with a vision of becoming a global healthcare leader of the future) or Remote and Rural (gaining skills to lead and provide medical cover to expeditions in the arctic, jungle, desert or mountainous terrains).
- Teaching from faculty staff and visiting experts.
- Benefit from a blended learning environment with delivery ranging between lectures, seminars, practical scenario-based training in the field, and supported distance learning. Our academic team is available via a range of telecommunication methods for ongoing support during your studies.
- Take advantage of a collaborative educational partnership between local NHS services, higher education, clinical services and experts such as members of the University's Global Health Collaborative.

Modules

This module aims to provide the students with increased understanding and knowledge of the research methods and statistics, to enable them to critically evaluate, synthesise and reflect on research evidence, to practice. Students will be introduced to a wide range of quantitative and qualitative methods, primary and secondary research methods, equipping them with a basic understanding of the underlying principles of quantitative and qualitative research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,900

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

19,000

Entry requirements

This programme is most applicable for medical, dental, nursing or allied health professionals or intercalating medical students between years 4 and 5 of their undergraduate course. Normally a recognised first degree or equivalent will be required. Entrants who have acquired experience through work or other means that enables staff responsible for admissions to be confident of the candidate’s ability to succeed in the programme may also be considered, in line with QAA guidance.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more