UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This course takes a unique cross'disciplinary approach to global health and attracts students from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. Students can craft a programme of study that suits their interests and which will help them become better global health practitioners wherever they work in the world.

Course Modules

Core modules: concepts and controversies in global health; research methods and evidence for global health; power and politics in global health; health systems in a global context; options may include the following:; climate change and health; conflict, humanitarianism and health; collecting and using data: essentials of quantitative survey research; evaluating interventions; global health promotion; global health metrics and informatics; health management: planning and programme design; key principles of health economics; law and governance of global health; maternal health in a global context; nutrition and public health; perinatal epidemiology and newborn care; urban health; research in action: quantitative approach.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Professional experience in the fields of health and development is desirable. An applicant whose qualifications vary from UCL standards may be admitted if evidence of an adequate academic background and work experience in an appropriate field can be shown.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,770  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
MSc (Postgraduate)