A unique opportunity for you to develop a critical understanding of the key issues within health and medicine, health policy and health planning, and of the determinants of health and health inequalities from a social science perspective. WHY THIS PROGRAMME
- The MSc and MRes are both designed to allow you to focus your learning around the global health issues that interest you most, and are fully interdisciplinary in their structure and content.
- You will examine health issues that arise for different population groups and across national boundaries, including the social and cultural constructions of health, chronic illness and disability, and global and national health policies.
- You will make a critical analysis of health and its determinants, and develop a deep understanding of the influence and role of equality/inequality, demographics and location on health.Developing and evaluating interventions icon
- You will study social science research methods, and apply them in the completion of an original piece of research.
- You will be taught by experts from the following world-leading centres based at the University: Institute of Health & Wellbeing, MRC Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, Centre for the History of Medicine, and Policy Scotland.
- You will become part of a leading centre of applied and policy related research bringing together expertise in health inequalities, health and wellbeing, disability, urban health, health economics and the history of medicine.
- Participate in networking activities, for example, inviting international Global Health professionals to attend a Careers in Global Health event, and a week-long fact-finding trip to Geneva (or other European centre for Global Health organisations).
- Taught by experts from the following world-leading centres based at the University: Institute of Health & Wellbeing, MRC Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, Centre for the History of Medicine, and Policy Scotland.
- Closely supported to build the skills, experience and networks that will open doors to you in your future career in Global Health.
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'. Classes start September 2021 and you may be expected to attend induction sessions the week before.
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in social sciences, health sciences, medicine, nursing or other clinical subject. We will also consider applications from graduates from other fields, but you should submit a statement indicating why you are interested in changing fields. We will also take relevant work experience into account.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.
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