University of Edinburgh
Health Inequalities and Public Policy
This programme considers the diverse range of influences that contribute to individual and population health and examines the extent of inequalities in health status within and between different groups; it also critically examines current understandings of the causes of health inequalities and considers their implications for public-policy interventions. The programme makes use of analysis of the distribution of power and wealth in society; it evaluates public policies that address the social determinants of population health, examines the work of the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health and analyses its conceptual framework and policy agenda.
The academic entry requirement is a UK Bachelor's Honours degree with at least 2.1 or its international equivalent; 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.
The University offers 2 residential full-time Master's scholarships and 3 Master's scholarships for this programme; each full-time residential scholarship covers the overseas rate of tuition fee (maximum �15,450), while each distance learning scholarship has a total value over the duration of the programme of �9,000 which is deducted from the tuition fee for the entire part-time programme of study; candidates must have, or expect to obtain, a UK 1st Class or 2:1 Honours degree at undergraduate level or the international equivalent.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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