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Global Health Systems Theory and Policy MSc

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Whitechapel

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Explore how the principles and practice of effective and fair public healthcare can inform health policy and healthcare systems in national and local settings This course focuses on the theoretical and practical principles of solidarity in healthcare systems. You’ll study the links between health systems and social, political, economic, and cultural issues within countries and themes.

  • Focus on the social determinants of health; the interface between politics and policy and social justice
  • Gain an understanding of competition and trade law and regulation and its application to public healthcare
  • Learn how effective primary care can act as a platform for effective public health action
  • Benefit from strong links to the NHS, local authorities, policymakers and leading international figures in global health
  • Go on to work in health policy and other fields of public health and public policy with a global perspective

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:

  • the Blizard Building, which 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
  • 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 Barts hospitals and at the Queen Mary Mile End campus
  • access to the Postgraduate Reading Room
  • research access to the British Library.

Career paths

This programme will be of particular interest if you are a medical and clinical practitioner, a civil servant, public health practitioner, social and political scientist, lab scientist or NGO worker. Our students gain a global perspective and are equipped to enhance capacity and work effectively in multidisciplinary teams on behalf of local populations.

Application deadline

10 September 2021

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 35 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    215 88%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    6th

    1

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