The Global Health and Management masters is an innovative programme aimed at developing critical analysis of issues within medicine, health policy, health systems and comparative health care research from an International perspective.
Designed for health professionals who wish to conduct research in an international context, get involved in health policy or planning and work in the health management sector.
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.
During the MSc you will have the opportunity to study in the following areas; all courses are taught by invited specialists and members of staff from cross the University of Aberdeen primarily within the institute of Applied Health Sciences and the Business School.
Applied Statistics Epidemiology Global Health Health Services Research Health systems and policy Managing for Health Qualitative Research Methods Systematic Reviewing Non-Government Organisation work-based project Using Evidence in Practice Public Health International Centre of Sustainable Development
Students successfully completing the taught programme will complete a, 3 month research project reflecting their interests and training needs, primary or secondary research written up as a thesis on a Global Health and Management topic. Students will complete their project and thesis with a team of academic supervisors within in their chosen subject area. Recent research projects include “The coincidence of direct & indirect causes of maternal mortality in developing countries”, “Systematic review of studies examining biomass fuel smoke in sub-Sahara Africa” and “the burden of chronic kidney disease and renal replacement therapy in low to middle income countries.”
Students should have completed a health-related honours undergraduate degree (at least 60% or GPA 2.4/4). such as midwifery, nursing, public health, pharmacy, medicine.Applicants whose first language is not english should also note that english language proficiency, more information can be found at View Website
Recipient: Aberdeen University
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