Global Health Policy, Postgrad.Cert.

  • Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    4335
    Tuition (Year)
    4335
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Online
This programme situates health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context, examining the extent to which health and its determinants are shaped by social, economic and political processes and the impacts on health policy of multiple actors.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

This programme situates health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context, examining the extent to which health and its determinants are shaped by social, economic and political processes and the impacts on health policy of multiple actors.

With its multi-disciplinary approach and online distance learning delivery, this programme will provide you with a flexible and focused examination of health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context.

As part of a supportive virtual community, you’ll examine the extent to which health and its determinants are shaped by social, economic and political processes, and the impacts on health policy of multiple factors.

Whether you’re from a health or social science background, you’ll develop a critical awareness of the role of the state, the commercial sector, civil society and international organisations in health policy and global governance, and an understanding of the challenges confronting policy makers in addressing health and reducing health inequalities.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this programme you will be able to understand, critically appraise and apply key concepts and theories within public health and policy studies with specific reference to social and economic determinants of population health status.

You will also develop the skills to:

  • apply social science perspectives to public health questions
  • assess the changing context of public health policy formulation
  • analyse diverse source materials and apply to public health questions
  • articulate your own conception of core challenges confronting public health
  • engage in public health advocacy
  • work across disciplinary boundaries
Career opportunities
  • The programme aims to provide the skills you need to pursue or develop a career in a health-related agency, public sector or non-governmental organisation.
  • The transferable skills you gain in areas such as communication and research will give you an edge in the employment market, whatever your eventual career.

Programme Structure

Programme structure
  • The programme will be taught through a mix of online methods, including video lectures, study guides, self-directed and guided reading, and a range of interactive online reflection and discussion activities.
  • You will become part of a vibrant and supportive virtual community, and will be taught through a combination of group work and independent study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 21 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

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Academic Requirements

A 2:1 UK undergraduate honours degree or its international equivalent.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.

  • IELTS: total 7.0 (at least 6.0 in each module)
  • TOEFL-iBT: total 100 (at least 20 in each module)
  • PTE(A): total 67 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)
  • CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 169 in each module)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 4335 International
  • GBP 4335 EU/EEA

Funding

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