King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Global Health and Social Justice

The course seeks to address inequalities in mortality, disease, disability, and medical care internationally. Global health is also about recognizing and responding to causes of disease that cross national borders and role of global institutions. This innovative MSc programme is designed for individuals seeking advanced skills in the critical analysis of the drivers of global health inequalit

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or upper 2nd Class (2:1) Honours degree (or the equivalent from an overseas university); candidates with a lower 2nd Class degree or with professional qualifications with relevant work experience are considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Critical global health; global health ethics; dissertation in global health & social justice; designing quantitative research for social science and health or designing; qualitative research for social science and health. Optional modules: researching vulnerable populations; ageing in global society; pharmaceuticals and society; war, trauma and psychiatry; the politics of disasters and emergencies; genomics and society; psychiatry, culture and globalisation; the global bioeconomy; social and ethical controversies in biomedicine; social science approaches to biomedicine; translational research: linking medicine, science and society; internship module.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,360 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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