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Global Health MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert

De Montfort University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary


The Global Health MSc course is a new and innovative learning opportunity offering a balanced blend of knowledge and skills in regards to addressing global health challenges and public health issues. Underpinned by the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the course will provide opportunities for you to develop transferable skills to apply for careers working with global communities both internationally and in the UK.

Students will undertake a range of modules including: Introduction to Global Health, Critical Issues in Global Health, Global Health skills, Researching Global Health and Global Health Dissertation. Students can also opt to undertake volunteering if they wish, (subject to availability) to enable them to further develop their skills. The course will be delivered by staff with expertise from a range of backgrounds including both practice and research.

The course will provide opportunities for you to acquire interdisciplinary skills, providing you with the tools to work as part of an interdisciplinary team. Students may have opportunities for volunteering subject to availability with diverse communities both nationally and globally through DMU Local and DMU Square Mile.

Teaching and assessment

A variety of teaching, learning and assessment methods will be used for this programme in line with the university policy of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Learning is supported by an experienced teaching team and a variety of inclusive and engaging teaching methods. There are a variety of assessments used within the programme including essays, presentations, group-based presentations, reflections, development of a group podcast and a final dissertation. The final dissertation has three flexible pathways to enable students to meet the learning outcomes according to their vocational interests and strengths.

The Global Health postgraduate course is an ideal progression opportunity for graduates from a range of courses such as Health and Wellbeing in Society, Psychology, Nutrition, Biomedical Science, Youth Work and Community Development or those wishing to work in or already working in global health settings.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

De Montfort University

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  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    98 77%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%


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