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MSc Global Health (HCRI Distance Learning)
Develop your skills and knowledge in global health issues, whether you already work in the humanitarian sector or are looking to enter it.

MSc Global Health (HCRI Distance Learning) / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Duration
MSc 3 yrs, PGDip 2 yrs, PGCert 1 yr (part-time)
Entry requirements

We require a Lower Second Class Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent, although each application is judged on its own merits and exceptions to this entry requirement may be made.

Applicants who do not have a Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent may apply if they can demonstrate (via a personal statement) that they can communicate clearly, are highly motivated, and have experience of prior learning.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
There is no limit on the number of places available.
How to apply

Please refer to the Applying page on the School website for subject-specific requirements and details regarding references. These are in addition to the basic prerequisites in the Entry requirements section.

Please use the Online Application Form to apply. Once you register, you can search for the course to which you wish to apply and upload the required supporting documents towards the end of this process.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y

Course overview

  • Study the worldwide improvement of health, reduction of disparities and protection against global threats through our RCGP-accredited course.
  • Cover topics such as emergency medicine, disaster management, community health, anthropology, and sociology of health and illness.
  • Benefit from insights from the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), a collaborator on this course.
  • Study when it suits you through part-time online learning.

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Each year, we offer a number of awards and subject-specific bursaries (the values of which are usually set at Home/EU fees level), open to both Home/EU and international students. The deadline for these is early February each year.

Details of these funding opportunities, including deadlines, eligibility and how to apply, can be found on the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures' funding page where you can also find details of the Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.

See also the HCRI fees and funding page and  the University's postgraduate funding database to see if you are eligible for any other funding opportunities.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Maria Calderhead
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 8076
Email
Website
http://www.hcri.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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