Global HealthUniversidad de Glasgow
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- Glasgow (Escocia)
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
- You will be able to locate health and its determinants and discuss the role of equality and inequality, category and location and their influence on health.
- You will examine health issues that arise for particular groups and across national boundaries as well as specific sectors and organisations such as health and social care, education, local government and employment.
- You will make a critical analysis of health policy and its implications; and use quantitative and qualitative social science research methods, using at least one of these in the completion of an original piece of social research.
- The University is a leading centre of applied and policy related research. This programme brings together expertise in inequalities in health, health and well-being, disability, drugs and addictions, urban health and the history of medicine.
- You will benefit from being taught by experts from the following world-leading centres based at the University: the recently established Institute for Health and Wellbeing, MRC Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research, Centre for the History of Medicine and Centre for Public Policy for Regions.
- MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
- Health in its social context
- Methods of social research.
- The disabling society
- Public policy for health
- History of medicine from 1850-2000
- Medical anthropology
- Health economics
- Globalisation and health
- Psychosocial approaches to health.
Career prospectsCareer opportunities include positions as health care professionals, health care policy advisors and in public health care systems, the voluntary and third sector.