What will I learn?

The Global Health & Social Justice course will provide you with a demanding study pathway covering dynamic topics within global health. You will explore major issues and debates, as well as develop the capacity for critically assessing the scientific research and practices aiming to address global health inequalities. You with also cover the fundamental aspects relating to philosophical debates about social justice and health equity. The course offers you flexibility with the choice to study either full or part-time. You will explore a range of required modules such as Designing Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Foundations in Global Health and Social Medicine, Critical Global Health and also Global Health Ethics, plus a range of further required and optional modules depending on your choice of pathways.

The MSc in Global Health & Social Justice is ideal for anyone wishing to develop a rigorous understanding of the dynamic field of global health; it is suitable for health professionals, policy makers, philanthropists, those who work in governmental and non-governmental organizations, and potential PhD students and academics. It provides access to the major issues and debates in global health, develops capacity for critically assessing the scientific research and practices aiming to address global health inequalities. It also grounds students in the philosophical debates about social justice and health equity.

Graduates from this course have gone on to the following destintations: community outreach and engagement ; public health policy analyst; Lancet editorial staff; Executive Director NGO.

Which department am I in?

Global Health and Social Medicine

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£21,300.00 (US$ 27,999) per year
The tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

Strand Campus

Strand,

Westminster,

London,

WC2R 2LS, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£21,300.00 (US$ 27,999) per year
The tuition fees may be subject to additional increases in subsequent years of study, in line with King’s terms and conditions.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

Waterloo Campus

Stamford Street,

Southwark,

London,

SE1 8WA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the United States of America will be considered. Grades may vary depending upon the course chosen.

For international students

Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.

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