Migration, Culture and Global Health Policy MSc

Course Introduction

Migration and health are often considered separate areas of enquiry. However, in studying this programme, you can learn to respond to the needs of migrants related to their social, cultural and political identities, social welfare, humanitarian needs, and their legal, citizenship and rights-based concerns, especially where these intersect with health and healthcare.

* Develop your understanding of the range of health, wellness and healthcare concerns that migrants and their families experience

* Understand the interconnected development contexts of ?origin?, ?destination?, ?return? and ?transit? countries

* You will be especially-well equipped with specialist migration health skills which will give you an advantage in seeking employment

* You may continue your academic trajectory by developing funding proposals to pursue doctoral study

Facilities

At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities, some of which are designated exclusively to postgraduate students. These include:

* a Learning Resources Centre, open around the clock, with 200 networked PCs solely for the use of postgraduate students

* medical libraries located at the Royal London and St Bart's hospitals and at the main university campus at Mile End

* access to the Postgraduate Reading Room

* research access to the British Library

* the Blizard Building has state of-the-art facilities for students and staff including open-plan research laboratories, office space, a 400-seater lecture theatre and a café, and several seminar rooms

Career paths

This programme will prepare you for employment within the fields of community organising, migration support services, migration and health policy, migration policy, public health and humanitarian policy and practice at the local, regional, national and international levels.

Start Date

EXPECTED SEP-2019. EXPECTED SEP-2019.

Tuition & Fees

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,950 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £19,850 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £9,950 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,000 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £9,950 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £5,000 European Fees

Qualifications Required

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject, such as Medicine, Nursing, the health sciences or the social sciences. Applicants with a 2:2 degree and relevant experience in the field will be considered on an individual basis.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have a 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in a relevant subject, such as Medicine, Nursing, the health sciences or the social sciences. Applicants with a 2:2 degree and relevant experience in the field will be considered on an individual basis. IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking. TOEFL: 100 overall including 27 in Writing, and 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
  • IELTS score: 7