University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Global Health Policy (Online Distance Learning)

This programme provides students with the skills they need to play a leading role in the formulation of health policies at the national and transnational levels The programme situates health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context, examining the extent to which health and its determinants are shaped by social, economic and political processes and the impacts on health policy of multiple factors. With its multidisciplinary approach and online distance learning delivery,this programme will provide you with a flexible and focused examination of health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context. Whether you're from a health or social science background, you'll develop a critical awareness of the role of the state, the commercial sector, civil society and international organisations in health policy and global governance, and an understanding of the challenges confronting policymakers in addressing health and reducing health inequalities.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert On-line study September 2019 - 12 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert On-line study September 2019 - 21 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance learning

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team - Anna Drever (School of Social and Political Science)
Telephone number: 
01316515074