This programme is based in the Department of Social Policy and offers the following benefits: To study the interrelations between population, development and health. The chance to develop methodological skills used in population studies. The chance to examine health and population interactions and policy implications in considerable depth. Teaching by specialists who are at the forefront of their disciplines. Students normally need at least an upper second class honours degree or its equivalent. No particular academic background is required.
Students graduating from this programme can expect to work in national and international institutions dealing with health and population issues, such as WHO, UNFPA, UNDP, IOM, as well as central and local national governments. A large number of our students have been employed in the health sector of their respective countries. Considerable interest has been shown in our students from the non-governmental sector as well as the private one. Additionally, many of our students go on to do a PhD in population health or a related discipline.