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5231F - Global Public Health MSc, PGDip

Global Public Health MSc, PGDip

Start in: September 2021

Our Global Public Health MSc and PGDip give you the skills and knowledge to confidently address global health challenges facing societies today.

Overview

There are many public health challenges facing societies today, including:

  • increasing inequalities
  • climate change
  • displacement of populations
  • global pandemics

Global Public Health MSc addresses these issues and others. It encourages you to consider the roles of and interactions between:

  • governments
  • international organisations
  • multinational corporations

You'll investigate global health challenges with a specific focus on your interests.

 

The United Nations and the World Health Organization have identified ways to improve health for all. These include the UN Sustainable Development Goals. To work towards universal health coverage and universal access targets, it is necessary to have an understanding of complex health interventions. You'll consider their social, political, and economic contexts.

The Global Public Health MSc is part of the Population Health Sciences Insititute.

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Qualifications explained

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MSc, PGDip

What you'll learn

You'll develop your knowledge of the varied analyses and methodologies required by:

  • modern-day doctors and health professionals
  • policymakers
  • consultants
  • public servants

You'll understand and critique information and practice. You'll advocate on behalf of your patients and communities.

You'll train in public health sciences. There is a detailed grounding in introductory and advanced research methods.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your future

Our global health master's postgraduate students can go on to work in:

  • government
  • international organisations
  • the voluntary sector
  • NGOs
  • healthcare and service delivery
  • consultancies
  • the private sector where there is involvement with providing healthcare and public services

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

You'll be based in the Baddiley-Clark Building. It is adjacent to the main Faculty of Medical Sciences site.

You'll have access to:

  • open plan workspaces
  • meeting rooms of all sizes
  • 'breakout' areas for informal discussions
  • Walton Library

You'll work in the Faculty of Medical Sciences. This is part of our city-centre campus.

The Faculty is also home to:

  • dentistry
  • medicine
  • psychology
  • pharmacy

It is on the same site as Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary hospital. We are one of the largest integrated teaching/hospital complexes in the country.

Our facilities include:

  • individual research laboratories where students carry out their projects
  • a dedicated medical library with a wide range of specialist books and journals
  • hi-tech computer clusters and study spaces
  • dedicated facilities for a range of key bioscience applications. This includes flow cytometry, bioinformatics, imaging, genomics and proteomics

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

Find out more about:

  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


Open days and events

Open days

The situation with Covid-19 means that we're unable to hold open days on campus. However, you don’t have to visit in person to experience Newcastle.

From the comfort of your sofa you'll be able to:

  • explore our beautiful campus
  • find out about our vibrant city
  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

You'll also have the opportunity to speak to academic staff and find out more about the courses you're interested in.

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Events

We regularly travel overseas to meet with students interested in studying at Newcastle University.

We also hold various online and virtual events.

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Public Health Programme Team
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8755
Email: pghealth@newcastle.ac.uk

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