MSc Global Health

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MSc Global Health

The MSc Global Health is developed to match both employers’ and global health demands and will be delivered through a modular structure comprising core and optional modules. The modules are designed to provide students with transferable knowledge, skills and competencies to ensure that our graduates are fully equipped for the world of global health work.

Course Overview

Our MSc Global Health programme is underpinned by LSTM’s vision of decreasing the disease burden in poor resource countries through research, education and building capacity. The programme contributes to the global health agenda articulated in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme will train global health leaders to collaboratively work across borders, preventing and responding to health threats whilst interacting with stakeholders in various contexts. Through a flexible blended approach, the programme will directly support health professionals working in different environments and contribute to education and capacity strengthening in diverse global settings.

Become part of the global health community by joining the MSc Global Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

Key reasons to study

  • We offer a flexible approach built around you
  • The MSc Global Health is delivered through a flexible blended approach, combining online and face to face learning.
  • The programme offers three pathways: Master of Science (MSc), Postgraduate Diploma or Postraduate Certificate.
  • The programme brings a multidisciplinary global context of health to develop transferable skills, knowledge and competencies for health action and impact.
  • Programme development and review are embedded in employer-led feedback to ensure a curriculum that is aligned with demand and relevance for graduate employability.

This programme is subject to final approval. Some details of the programme may therefore change

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Topics covered

Global Health Epidemiology and Statistics. You will be equipped with the transferable technical skills and knowledge that is essential for disease surveillance and understanding health inequalities throughout the world.

Global Health Governance and Management of Health SystemsYou will be provided with the skills needed to work effectively whilst governing complex health systems and you will strengthen your leadership skills.

Global Health Promotion and ProtectionYou will learn how to reduce the impact of communicable and non-communicable diseases in different global settings through numerous promotion and protection strategies. 

Working with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)You will be provided with critical, analytical and practical skills to achieve and deliver the SDGs by 2030 in diverse health systems. 

Key Concepts in Global Health Qualitative ResearchYou will be introduced to several key concepts in qualitative research, equipping you with the skills needed to conduct and commission research in the future.

Migration and Global HealthYou will gain a clear and critical understanding of the key themes associated with migration, globalisation and health.

Environmental Health and Climate ChangeYou will develop your understanding of the economic, political and social impact of climate change across the globe.

Working with Diverse Societies and Value-based Systems. You will become equipped with the critical skills needed to improve health outcomes across a complex range of cultures and societies.

Get in touch

To find out more, contact us on +44 (0)151 702 9590 or email