Durham University

Durham University

Public Policy and Global Health

This course examines public policy, health and inequality issues and locates these discussions within a wider health systems context.

Entry requirements

A good second class Honours degree (typically 2:1 Honours) or international equivalent OR professional qualification or three years relevant work-based experience; A pass in Mathematics (Grade C or above at GCSE level, or equivalent).

Course modules

Global health issues and governance (15 credits); public policy, health and health inequalities (15 credits); health systems analysis and comparison (15 credits); the dynamics of evidence informed policy (15 credits); gender, sex, health and politics (15 credits); qualitative methods applied to policy and health research (15 credits); epidemiology and statistics (15 credits); placement in public policy and global health (15 credits) ; dissertation in public policy and global health (60 credits.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 36 months
PgCert Part-time - 10 months
Full-time - 9 months
Part-time - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen's Campus, Stockton Stockton TS17 6BH North East

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Key information

School of Health
Telephone number: 
0191 334 0815