University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Global Health Challenges

The programme is designed to equip those already working in global health and development, or those planning to work with international and national health agencies, with the tools, knowledge and skills to engage with complex problems related to equitable and just health and well-being.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree, or its international equivalent, in medicine, nursing, social science, science, biomedicine, or other related discipline, is normally required; applicants who fall below these entry requirements, but have relevant work experience, may be considered on a case-by-case basis; 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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Online study £ 4,100 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Online study £ 4,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning

Key information

Programme director
Telephone number: 
0131 6509518