University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Public Health Policy

This programme is designed to be accessible to students from diverse academic backgrounds, notably the medical and social sciences, and will enable students to develop the skills necessary to conduct research in international public health policy. The programme integrates generic social science and discipline-specific public health research training, and applies social science research methods to public health issues.

Entry requirements

No specific academic or professional background is required but applicants should normally have at least a 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in social science, science, medicine, nursing or other related discipline; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Work covers 5 main areas: public-private partnerships and marketisation; globalisation and health; comparative health systems; the role of pharmaceuticals in health services and clinical research; regulation, intellectual property, and freedom of information.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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