Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Remote and Global Healthcare

Our masters programme will empower you to confidently meet the challenges of working in complex and unpredictable situations; overseas, on expedition, in low resource settings or within your UK practice. Following comprehensive preparatory modules we provide you with the unique opportunity to undertake a placement in a global or remote environment as part of your immersive learning experience. Discover, discuss and debate with our expert faculty

Entry requirements

Normally a recognised 1st degree or equivalent. 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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English will be required to provide evidence of competence in English language.

Course modules

Year 1 core modules: global health and remote practitioner. Year 2 core modules: project design; development and knowledge transfer and remote and global placement medicine. Final year core module: Dissertation. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MSc Part-time March 2017 - 3 years

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Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry Admission enquiries
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01752 437333