MSc in Global Health Systems Theory and Policy
About the course
This programme considers how the principles and practice of effective and fair public health care can inform health policy and health care systems in national and local settings. An important focus of the programme will be the theoretical and practical principles of solidarity in health care systems.
The programme analyses the principles of health systems, and makes global linkages to social, political, economic, and cultural issues in individual countries and themes. Students will gain an understanding of competition and trade law and regulation and its application to public health care.
This programme is of particular interest to medical and clinical practitioners, civil servants, public health practitioners, social and political scientists, lab scientists, and NGO workers.
The programme will be led the Centre for Primary Care & Public Health in collaboration with the School of Law, and the School of Business & Management.
In the first semester, modules develop the key concepts and research methods and analysis. These present you with relevant methodological issues and challenges while providing interdisciplinary foundations. In the second semester, you gain a more detailed understanding of areas relevant to your interests through specialist and elective modules.
- Epidemiology and Statistics
- Evidence, Policy and Global Health
- Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health
- Health Systems, Policy and Practice