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Global Health Geographies MRes

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Health Care Management / Health Studies Geography Of Specific Areas

Course type


Course Summary

Alongside the opportunity to challenge common ideas and theories about development and reconsider the diversity of populations, economies, cities and governance practices in the Global South, you will develop social science research skills and methods appropriate for further study in this field.

  • A pre-doctoral training programme taught in conjunction with the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS DTP)
  • This MRes is an approved pathway for ESRC funding, enabling students to apply for ESRC 1+3 funding to cover the MRes and a PhD
  • Examine pressing global health challenges in light of the significant conceptual, methodological and empirical contributions of critical geographical scholarship
  • Develop field-based research skills through a field trip to the self-defined global health hub in Geneva, Switzerland
  • The Global Health Geographies MRes is a pre-doctoral training programme version of the MA in Global Health Geographies


  • Geospatial analysis, remote sensing and environmental modelling software and computing facilities
  • Field equipment and laboratory facilities to analyse environmental samples, the River Laboratory, a micromorphology and micropalaeontology suite and a luminescence dating laboratory
  • Learning resources and libraries at Queen Mary, the University of London and other collections such as the British Library

Career paths

Our students have gone on to undertake roles in governmental and non-governmental organisations, civil society, and academic research.

Different course options

Full time | Mile End | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module teaches you to use advanced quantitative skills appropriate for postgraduate research. Further, you will be able to analyse, interpret, critique and replicate published research using quantitative research methods and will acquire sufficient technical competence using SPSS to perform a range of quantitative techniques in your own research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject.