University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Global Health Implementation

The main aim of this programme is to develop the skills and knowledge needed to fulfil roles as global health implementation practitioners, policy-makers, or academics. This is achieved through the provision of a detailed theoretical understanding of the global health implementation literature and issues within the field associated with the attainment and maintenance of health, on a global level.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution.

Course modules

Semester 1: Issues in global health; principles of implementation science; 10 global health problems; quantitative methods in social science. Semester 2: Globalisation and health; inequality and inequity in global health; evidence synthesis for policy, programming, and practice; qualitative methods in social science. Whole year: Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students can only submit a dissertation if they have passed all of the theoretical modules at the required level. The dissertation is normally 15,000 words of research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,470 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Director
Telephone number: 
01334 463481