Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Global Health Systems
This course focuses on the key components of effective health systems and the policy instruments available to support theiroperation; using a multidisciplinary approach and working with global experts, students learn how to evaluate alternative policy options for improving health system functioning and formulate appropriate responses to specific health system problems; working throughout the course on health systems problems in specific settings, students develop strategic plans to tackle those problems and through their dissertation work, focus on an issue relevant in their workplace or future career plans.
Honours degree or diploma, preferably in a health-related area; diplomates should have completed the final exam of a professional body; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.0 and no individual component score below 5.5.
Modules: Health systems; international public health; global health and social policy; researching global health and development; research design and proposal writing; dissertation (MSc only); plus 3 electives from: gender, health and development; HIV and development; project design and management; policy and practice in complex emergencies; psychosocial interventions for displaced populations; sexual and reproductive health; social development and policy and planning; independent study.
Assessment is continuous and incorporates assignments, action plans, projects and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||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|
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