If you are interested in patterns and social issues that affect public health on a global scale the programme will help you gain knowledge, understand theories and practices in global health and management studies looking at political effects, social effects, economic issues to understand the global health problems that surround us in the world. The discipline is well recognised at Aberdeen within the Institute of Applied Health Sciences and Business School. You develop a portfolio of work and an elective work placement to work with a health organisation in the UK or overseas. Previous students have worked in Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, the UK and Zimbabwe. You can go on to work in governing health policy, monitoring and evaluating technical assistance, advisory roles, and research.
The MSc in Global Health & Management aims to equip students with the knowledge and understanding required to conduct and apply public health research in the international context. The programme comprises of two taught semesters followed by a research project.
Courses listed for the programme
Introduction to Global Health
Health Behaviour and Behaviour Change
Fundamental of Research Design
Evidence - Based Health
Health Systems and Policy Research
Managing Human Resources
Work-Based Placement with Health Development Sector Organisation