MSc Global Health (Distance Learning) (MSc) at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Anywhere, UK
Masters (MSc)

2 years
Part time

Course description:

The MSc Global Health is a 2-year part-time Masters degree programme taught in English offered by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. This is a flexible online programme that covers 6 modules and a research report. The curriculum was designed in close consultation with employers, experts and stakeholders from global health agencies to build skills and competencies of organisations and individuals working in the global health sector.

Graduates will develop high-level transferable knowledge, intellectual and practical skills, enabling them to take a leadership role in providing technical support and addressing the social determinants of health. The MSc programme covers a wide range of global health topics that provide graduates with key analytical, technical and practical skills, as the course aims to develop knowledge and skills:

• To address the global burden of disease using various strategies including surveillance, research methodologies and strengthening of health systems;
• For effective health systems management to address global health inequalities;
• To promote and protect population health from global threats; and
• For collaborative working using professional values and human rights frameworks with diverse global cultures.


Department of International Public Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should be university graduates in health or related disciplines. Graduates from other disciplines, as well as non-graduates with considerable work experience in the health sector who can provide evidence of continued academic development through appropriate in-service training will also be considered. Applicants should have at least a year of professional or voluntary experience in health or a related area. Candidates without this work experience are eligible, provided they can demonstrate an understanding and engagement with global health issues.

English language requirements:
Applicants whose first language is not English must normally provide evidence of an IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of at least 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all learning components, or a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 88 for the Internet-based Test (iBT), with minimum scores of 21 for Listening and Writing, 22 for Reading and 23 for Speaking. Tests should be within a validity period of 2 years. Other English Language Tests and country specific English Language qualifications are also accepted – see the Official Website (link found below) for details. Applicants who have recently completed a degree level qualification taught in a majority English speaking country may also be accepted.


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