Global Health

Queen Margaret University


How can societies implement more effective intervention strategies? Who is responsible for initiating and then delivering the strategy in a developing country? The answers to most of the important questions in this field are complex and your studies will prepare you to answer them through a multidisciplinary approach. This is about gaining a truly global perspective on the state of people’s health, and enhancing your knowledge through a systematic examination of health problems and their determinants.

This course will be particularly relevant to you if you are working, or planning to work, in enhancing population health in middle or low income countries, within governmental (e.g. ministry of health), non-governmental or intergovernmental organisations (e.g. WHO or UN agencies).

You can choose to exit with PgCert or PgDip certificates.

Entry Requirements

A UK honours degree or equivalent from a relevant subject area (arts, humanities, health or social sciences). Students without an honours degree may be considered if they have other relevant qualifications and/or appropriate work experience.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2-7 years


School of Health Sciences


Health Professions

SCQF Level