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  MSc in Modelling for Global Health

University of Oxford    Nuffield Department of Medicine

Full time October MSc 12 months Award winner
Computer Science (8) Economics (10) Mathematics (25) Politics & Government (30) Social Work (32)

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Welcome to the MSc in Modelling for Global Health, a cutting-edge programme offered by the prestigious Nuffield Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford. This course is designed to equip you with a diverse range of skills in mathematical and economic modelling, scientific programming, and global health financing. You will explore current challenges in global health and learn how to effectively communicate with key stakeholders. The course structure includes core modules on research methods, mathematics, and global health, as well as optional modules such as spatial analysis and pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modelling. You will also have the unique opportunity to undertake an eight-week funded placement, applying your skills to a real-world global health project. To be eligible, you should have a first-class or upper second-class honours degree. Join us and make a difference in the field of global health modelling.

About the course

The course will aim to develop your:

  • repertoire of skills in mathematical and economic modelling, scientific programming, global health financing and related cutting-edge bioinformatics and analytics;
  • breadth of knowledge of current challenges and issues in global health; and
  • range of techniques and tools for communication with key stakeholders from policy, implementation, commercial and research sectors.

Course Structure

Core Modules

The first term will consist of topics on research methods, an overview of major global health challenges and foundations of mathematics required. Modules include:

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Entry Requirements

As a minimum, applicants should hold or be predicted to achieve the equivalent of the following UK qualifications:
a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours.

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