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  Master of Public Health (Managing Health Services)


Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine    Masters Programmes

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
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The Master of Public Health (Managing Health Services) programme is designed for health professionals and graduates in health or related disciplines who want to enhance their leadership and management skills in the field of health services. This programme focuses on theories and methods for improving and managing health systems and human resources. With a strong emphasis on practical experience, you will have the opportunity to undertake a research project in an area of public health that interests you. The programme is open to individuals from various academic backgrounds and offers flexibility for those with work experience in low or middle-income countries. Join us and make a lasting impact on global health.

About the course

3 good reasons to study

  1. The programme provides additional knowledge and skills in leadership and management of health services. It has a specialist focus on the theories and methods for improving and managing health systems and human resources.
  2. The new Master of Public Health programme will provide you with the knowledge and professional skills you need to take a leadership role and further develop your public health career in a wide range of local, national, or international settings. You will mix with and learn from staff who have vast experience and have worked in international public health for many years. You will develop your individual research skills, by undertaking a project in an area of public health of interest to you, guided and mentored by one of our key experts.
  3. This new MPH Programme is for those who want to make a difference, tackle some of the most important public health issues of the day and have a lasting impact on the health of the populations they work with.

Programme Overview

This programme prepares students for leadership and equips them to assume an active role in and responsibilities for improving population health in a range of settings. It covers a wide breadth of contemporary issues in international public health and explores approaches to reducing health inequities by enhancing policy and practice based upon sound, evidence-based principles.

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Entry Requirements

Open to health professionals and graduates in health or related disciplines. In addition, candidates with qualifications such as law, psychology, education, social work/care, finance, business management, engineering, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, history, architecture and politics/international relations are welcome, particularly if they have relevant health related experience.

Non-graduates with considerable work experience in the health sector of low or middle-income countries and evidence of continued academic development through appropriate in-service training will also be considered.

Medical students who have completed at least three years of study and wish to intercalate are also accepted onto the programme.


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Chioma Mbonu

I joined LSTM's global health course because I want to make an impact in the world by preventing and eradicating present and future health concerns that transcends national boundaries. Global health threats (such as climate change) have unavoidably been a great concern to major stakeholders, countries and international organisations & bodies, hence the importance and rising need of global health professionals.

Priscilla Ocran

My enrolment at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine for a Postgraduate Diploma in Global Health is welcoming news for me to develop my skills for research work in the health sector. I believe that by taking up this programme, my passion for research work will be sharpened and be equipped with the necessary skills to live my dream as a professional researcher to contribute positively to Global health issues

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