Global Health Policy (Online Learning)
The University of Edinburgh
Key Course Facts
This programme provides students with the skills they need to play a leading role in the formulation of health policies at the national and transnational levels
The programme situates health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context, examining the extent to which health and its determinants are shaped by social, economic and political processes and the impacts on health policy of multiple factors.
With its multidisciplinary approach and online distance learning delivery, this programme will provide you with a flexible and focused examination of health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context.
Whether you’re from a health or social science background, you’ll develop a critical awareness of the role of the state, the commercial sector, civil society and international organisations in health policy and global governance, and an understanding of the challenges confronting policymakers in addressing health and reducing health inequalities.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
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Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on the University of Edinburgh website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is located in the Scottish city of the same name, and is one of the oldest universities in the entire United Kingdom, having opened in the year 1583. The university enjoys a strong reputation for its contributions to international research efforts, which is reflected in their inclusion in the Russell Group, Universitas 21, and Una Europa. Edinburgh offers its residents a historic yet modern city, with a lively nightlife scene, reliable public transport, and friendly locals.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Midwifery with Public Health (January) Msci (Hons)||Birmingham City University||44%||0%||4%||£9250||£12000||137||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Child Public Health MSc||Swansea University||44%||0%||4%||£9200||£18500||137||Swansea||On campus Full-time|
|Food Security in Public Health MSc||University of Bedfordshire||44%||0%||4%||£8250||£13275||137||Luton||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health MPH MPH||University of Dundee||44%||0%||4%||£7650||£18150||137||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health and Health Promotion MSc||Brunel University||44%||0%||4%||£4240||£9925||137||Uxbridge||On campus Part-time|
|Public Health PgCert||Brighton and Sussex Medical School||44%||0%||4%||£3084||£6168||137||Brighton||On campus Part-time|
|Human Nutrition (Public Health and Sports) MSc||London Metropolitan University||44%||0%||4%||£1035||£1805||137||London||On campus Part-time|
|International Health Policy MSc||The London School of Economics and Political Science||44%||0%||4%||£18336||£26232||137||London||On campus Full-time|
|Public Health MSc||Bournemouth University||44%||0%||4%||£8000||£14750||137||Poole||On campus Full-time|
|Health Policy MSc||City University London||44%||0%||4%||£11020||£17170||137||London||On campus Full-time|