MSc Global Health / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

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

How to apply
Apply online

Course options

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

Course overview

  • Study the worldwide improvement of health, reduction of disparities and protection against global threats.
  • 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) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), collaborators on the content of this course.

Open days

Webinar

Register your place at our next MSc Global Health webinar in May where you can find out more about the programme and distance learning.

You can also stream recorded sessions from The University of Manchester's virtual postgraduate open day to find out more about the university.

Fees

Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:

  • MSc (part-time distance learning)
    UK students (per annum): £3,500 p.a. (three year programme)
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £7,000 p.a. (three year programme)

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

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

School/Faculty
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Contact name
Postgraduate Taught Admissions Team
Email
Website
http://www.hcri.manchester.ac.uk/
School/Faculty

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