Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
This course is designed for middle to senior-level health professionals working, or planning to work, in developing and transitional countries; participants are typically drawn from health ministries and the non-governmental organisation sector; the course takes a global perspective on the state of people�s health, enhances knowledge and implementation of effective intervention strategies through a systematic examination of health problems, their determinants, and their solutions around the world.
Honours degree or diploma preferably in a health-related area; diplomates should have completed the final exam of a professional body; applicants from other backgrounds (e.g. social science; social anthropology) are also welcomed if they can demonstrate understanding/experience of health issues; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
Modules: Global health and social policy; researching global health and development; health systems; research design and proposal writing; dissertation (msc only); one core module from: social development policy and practice; international public health; plus three elective modules from: project design and management; gender, health and development; policy and practice in complex emergencies; sexual and reproductive health; psychosocial interventions for displaced populations; HIV and development; leading change; psychosocial intervention with war affected populations; strategic human resources for health; global health workforce planning; managing and developing the workforce; independent study; emerging challenges in the global health workforce.
Assessment is continuous and incorporates assignments, action plans, projects and examinations.
Some places part-funded by SAAS.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,670 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,240 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 680 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,200 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 680 per Credit module (home fees)||4 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 1,200 per Credit module (overseas fees)||4 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 680 per Credit module (home fees)||8 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 1,200 per Credit module (overseas fees)||8 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH21 6UU||Scotland|
0131 474 0000