International Health, M.Sc. in United Kingdom

University of Leeds

Study in:United Kingdom
44 days
Deadline: 30 Jul 2019


The International Health program at University of Leeds equips you with the skills to help achieve international development goals and reduce the burden of diseases borne by people in low- and middle-income countries. You’ll develop your understanding of international health issues, systems and programs and policies. You’ll learn to analyse factors that cause inequalities in health status and resources and access to health information and services.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Qualitative Health Research
  • Key Issues in International Health
  • Policy for Health and Development
  • Introduction to Health Systems
  • Research Project in International Health
  • Programmatic Responses to Key Issues in International Health
  • Statistics for Health Sciences

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a health-related discipline or equivalent qualification. If your degree is in a non-health related discipline but you’re keen to study this program, you should apply and we will consider your application.

Alternatively, a diploma in a health-related discipline together with at least three years’ relevant experience.

Detailed Program Facts

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