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There are many courses and opportunities available to those who wish to further their post-graduate global health education.  Below is a list of the main centres and courses in the UK.

We are very grateful to The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene for producing and updating this list, and for allowing us to share it here on our website.

See below for opportunities for study overseas and for online learning programmes, and for links to several good websites listing current post-graduate courses and training for further information.  

Please let us know if you would like any other courses or centres to be added to this page.

 

University Title Qualification Contact Start date
Aberdeen Global Health & Management MSc graduateschool-clsm@abdn.ac.uk September
Public Health Research MSc graduateschool-clsm@abdn.ac.uk September
Bournemouth Public Health MSc ksansom@bournemouth.ac.uk September
Brighton & Sussex Medical School Global Health  MSc globalhealth@bsms.ac.uk
Bristol Global Health iBSc m.ellis@bristol.ac.uk September
School of Social and Community Medicine PhD/MD epzsok@bristol.ac.uk September
Chester Global Health MSc a.mabhala@chester.ac.uk September
Cumbria International Health MSc/PgCert/PgDip david.mashiter@cumbria.ac.uk September
Durham Public Policy & Global Health MSc d.j.hunter@durham.ac.uk September
michele.castelli@durham.ac.uk
School of Medecine, Pharmacy and Health PhD/MD  g.p.rubin@durham.ac.uk September
Dundee Global Health & Wellbeing [online distace learning] MSc p.j.horton@dundee.ac.uk January, September
Epidemiology & Global Health Prevention  Cert j.f.corlett@dundee.ac.uk
Social Dimensions of Health Institute PhD sdhi@dundee.ac.uk
Edinburgh Global Health & Infectious Disease [online distance learning] MSc/PgCert/PgDip GHID.onlineMSc@ed.ac.uk September
Global Health Challenges [online distance learning] PgCert Liz.Grant@ed.ac.uk September
Interational Health: Non-communicable disease [online distance learning] MSc Liz.Grant@ed.ac.uk September
Global Health & Public Policy  MSc Jeff.Collin@ed.ac.uk September
International Health Public Health Policy PhD Mark.hellowell@ed.ac.uk September
Global Health PhD sue.welburn@ed.ac.uk September
Glasgow Global Health MSc Nicholas.Watson@glasgow.ac.uk September
Global Mental Health MSc/PgCert/PgDip Ross.White@glasgow.ac.uk September
Imperial College London Global Health Short course  n.whitelock@imperial.ac.uk 23/06/14-27/06/14
Epidemiology  MSc j.chaffin@imperial.ac.uk
Master of Public Health MPH c.franey@imperial.ac.uk October
Health Policy MSc d.campbell@imperial.ac.uk Oct-13
International Health Management MSc health@imperial.ac.uk Oct-13
Kings College London Global Health [+ variants] MSc sibylle.herzig@kcl.ac.uk 17/09/13 – 21/09/13
Intercalating course in global health for medical students iBSc sibylle.herzig@kcl.ac.uk 23/09/2013
Global Health & Social Medicine  BSc bronwyn.parry@kcl.ac.uk September
Global Health short course July
Global Mental Health short course imh@iop.kcl.ac.uk
Vikram.Patel@lshtm.ac.uk
King’s Centre for Global Health PhD andy.leather@kcl.ac.uk September
Leeds International Health MSc/PgCert/PgDip r.king@leeds.ac.uk September
Intercalating course in international health for medical students iBsc j.parr@leeds.ac.uk
Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development PhD T.R.A.Ensor@leeds.ac.uk September
Liverpool Tropical Disease Biology BSc hastings@liv.ac.uk September
Institute of Infection and Global Health PhD l.c.hand@liverpool.ac.uk
Liverpool John Moores International Health MSc courses@ljmu.ac.uk September
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Tropical & Infectious Disease MSc/PgCert/PgDip weigel@liv.ac.uk September
Tropical Paediatrics MSc/PgCert/PgDip b.j.brabin@liv.ac.uk September
International Public Health [+ variants] MSc/PgCert/PgDip esther.richards@liv.ac.uk September
Biology & Control of Parasites & Disease Vectors MSc/PgCert/PgDip JamesLac@liv.ac.uk September
Molecular Biology of Parasites & Disease Vectors  MSc/PgCert/PgDip JamesLac@liv.ac.uk September
Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene  DTM&H t.odempsey@liv.ac.uk September and February
Diploma of Reproductive Health in Developing Countries DRC January [TBC]
Diploma in Tropical Nursing DTN 02/12/13 and 06/05/14
Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance  DHA tjdod@liv.ac.uk 11/03/2014
Introduction to Ultrasound in Low Resourse Settings short course  T.Martineau@liv.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Essentials of TB Epidemiology: Clinical Management & Control short course sbsquire@liverpool.ac.uk
HIV Epidemiology, Clinical Management & Strategies in Resource Poor Settings short course miriamt@liverpool.ac.uk
Statistical Methods of Epidemiological & Clinical Research short course faragher@liverpool.ac.uk
Medical Bacteriology short course TBC
Masterclass on HIV in Resource Poor Settings: Patients, Policies & Practice short course TBC
Molecular & Cellular Biology of Parasites & Vectors short course robharr@liverpool.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Parasite Epidemiology & Control short course hranson@liverpool.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Immunology of Parasitic Infections  short course robharr@liverpool.ac.uk 10/02/2014
Vector Population Biology & Control  short course wondji@liverpool.ac.uk 10/02/2014
Applied Bioinformatics short course jameslac@liverpool.ac.uk 17/03/2014
Key Topics in Snakebite: Biology, Epidemiology, Pathology & Treatment short course robharr@liverpool.ac.uk 31/03/2014
International Child Health short course brabinbj@liverpool.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Child Nutrition short course brabinbj@liverpool.ac.uk 2015 TBC
Maternal & Newborn Health short course  vdbroek@liverpool.ac.uk 20/01/2014
Quality improvements in Maternal & Newborn Health short course  vdbroek@liverpool.ac.uk 24/03/2014
Clinical Neonatal Care short course brabinbj@liverpool.ac.uk 17/03/2014
Key Concepts in Sexual & Reproductive Health short course  vdbroek@liverpool.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Sexual Health & Human Sexuality short course  vdbroek@liverpool.ac.uk 17/03/2014
Complex Humanitarian Emergencies short course bmunslow@liverpool.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Global Climate Change and Health short course bmunslow@liverpool.ac.uk 24/02/2014
Fundraising and How to Write a Grant Proposol  short course  jwallace@liverpool.ac.uk 24/02/2014
Needs Assessment and Planning Tools short course akroeger@liverpool.ac.uk 26/02/2014
Management of Refugee and Displaced Populations short course bmunslow@liverpool.ac.uk 17/03/2014
Development of a Disease Control Programme short course weigel@liverpool.ac.uk 24/02/2014
Media, Policy and Advocacy in Humanitarian Action short course bmunslow@liverpool.ac.uk 31/03/2014
Technical Support in Humanitarian Emergencies short course bmunslow@liverpool.ac.uk 31/03/2014
Public Health in Humanitarian Emergencies short course bmunslow@liverpool.ac.uk 31/03/2014
LSTM PhD Studentships  PhD assinder@liverpool.ac.uk September
London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Control of Infectious Disease MSc msccid@lshtm.ac.uk September
msccid@lshtm.ac.uk September
Demography & Health MSc mscdh@lshtm.ac.uk September
Epidemiology MSc mscepid@lshtm.ac.uk September
mscepid@lshtm.ac.uk
Global Health Policy [distance learning] MSc preslava.stoeva@lshtm.ac.uk September
natasha.howard@lshtm.ac.uk September
Global Mental Health MSc mscgmh@lshtm.ac.uk September
mscgmh@lshtm.ac.uk
Health Policy, Planning & Financing MSc mschppf@lshtm.ac.uk September
Immunology of Infectious Diseases MSc gregory.bancroft@lshtm.ac.uk September
Medical Entomology for Disease Control MSc mary.cameron@lshtm.ac.uk September
Medical Microbiology MSc mscmm@lshtm.ac.uk September
Medical Parasitology MSc mary.cameron@lshtm.ac.uk September
Medical Statistics MSc mscmedstats@lshtm.ac.uk September
Molecular Biology of Infectious Disease MSc johannes.dessens@lshtm.ac.uk September
Nutrition for Global Health MSc mscphn@lshtm.ac.uk September
Public Health [+ variants] MSc mscph@lshtm.ac.uk September
mscph@lshtm.ac.uk
mscph@lshtm.ac.uk
mscph@lshtm.ac.uk
Public Health in Developing Countries MSc mscphdc@lshtm.ac.uk September
mscphdc@lshtm.ac.uk
mscphdc@lshtm.ac.uk
Reproductive & Sexual Health Research MSc mscrshr@lshtm.ac.uk September
Tropical Medicine & International Health  MSc/DipTMH msctmih@lshtm.ac.uk
Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene  DTM&H david.moore@lshtm.ac.uk 06/01/2014
Epidemiology & Population Health  DrPH drphadmin@lshtm.ac.uk September
Epidemiology & Population Health  Mphil PhD September
Infectious & Tropical Diseases DrPH drphadmin@lshtm.ac.uk September
Infectious & Tropical Diseases Mphil PhD September
Public Health & Policy DrPH drphadmin@lshtm.ac.uk September
Public Health & Policy Mphil PhD September
Advanced course in epidemiological analysis short course elizabeth.allen@lshtm.ac.uk
helen.weiss@lshtm.ac.uk
Advanced stata: programming and other techniques to make your life easier short course stata_short_course@lshtm.ac.uk 2014
stata_short_course@lshtm.ac.uk
Causal inference in epidemiology: recent methodological developments short course bianca.destavola@lshtm.ac.uk
simon.cousens@lshtm.ac.uk
rhian.daniel@lshtm.ac.uk
Certificate in pharmacoepidemiology & pharmacovigilance short course pepi.ephmaila@lshtm.ac.uk 11/11/2013, 17/02/14 and 31/03/14
East African diploma in tropical medicine & hygiene (based in Tanzania and Uganda) DTM&H philip.gothard@gmail.com August-December
Epidemiological evaluation of vaccines: efficacy, safety and policy short course sara.thomas@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
branwen.hennig@lshtm.ac.uk
Environmental epidemiology short course paul.wilkinson@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
ben.armstrong@lshtm.ac.uk
Factor analysis and structural equation modelling: an introduction using Stata and MPlus short course bianca.destavola@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
george.ploubidis@lshtm.ac.uk
Issues in global non-communicable diseases: from research to policy short course sophie.hawkesworth@lshtm.ac.uk 17/02/2014
karen.lock@lshtm.ac.uk
pablo.perel@lshtm.ac.uk
Global mental health short course imh@iop.kcl.ac.uk TBC
High throughput sequencing in disease studies short course frank.dudbridge@lshtm.ac.uk
Intensive course in epidemiology & medical statistics short course carine.ronsmans@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
Introduction to genetic epidemiology in the GWAS era short course d.balding@ucl.ac.uk
frank.dudbridge@lshtm.ac.uk
Introduction to infectious disease modelling and its applications  short course emilia.vynnycky@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
richard.white@lshtm.ac.uk
Laboratory diagnosis of parasites short course john.williams@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
claire.rogers@lshtm.ac.uk
Methods for addressing selection bias in health economic evaluation short course richard.grieve@lshtm.ac.uk 18/09/2013
zia.sadique@lshtm.ac.uk
noemi.kreif@lshtm.ac.uk
Pathogen genomics and genomic epidemiology of infectious disease short course taane.clark@lshtm.ac.uk
Practical pharmacoepidemiology short course krishnan.bhaskaran@lshtm.ac.uk
Researching gender-based violence: methods and meaning short course cathy.zimmerman@lshtm.ac.uk
charlotte.watts@lshtm.ac.uk
karen.devries@lshtm.ac.uk
Statistical analysis with missing data using multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting short course jonathan.bartlett@lshtm.ac.uk TBC
james.carpenter@lshtm.ac.uk
mike.kenward@lshtm.ac.uk
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of health research short course katharine.ker@lshtm.ac.uk
pablo.perel@lshtm.ac.uk
Travel medicine short course ron.behrens@lshtm.ac.uk
Tropical ophthalmology short course mscceh@lshtm.ac.uk
Understanding an eye health system in order to achieve VISION 2020 short course karl.blanchet@lshtm.ac.uk
London School of Economics International Health Policy MSc p.g.kanavos@lse.ac.uk
a.c.rudisill@lse.ac.uk
Manchester Global Health [online] MSc hcri@manchester.ac.uk Sep-13
Intercalated BSc in Global Health Intercalated BSc bscghsalc@manchester.ac.uk Sep-13
Humanitarianism and Conflict Response MA hcri@manchester.ac.uk Sep-13
International Disaster Management MA hranson@liverpool.ac.uk Sep-13
Emergency Humanitarian Assistance Stand-alone module hcri@manchester.ac.uk Sep-13
Humanitarianism and Conflict Response PhD hcri@manchester.ac.uk Sep-13
Peacebuilding MA hcri@manchester.ac.uk Sep-13
Nottingham Applied Epidemiology MSc ephmasters@nottingham.ac.uk September
Master of Public Health MPH ephmasters@nottingham.ac.uk September
Public Health (International Health) MPH ephmasters@nottingham.ac.uk September
Global Food Security  MRes gregory.tucker@nottingham.ac.uk September
Social and Global Justice MA politics-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk September
War and Contemporary Conflict MA politics-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk September
Oxford Global Health Science MSc proochista.ariana@qeh.ox.ac.uk 07/10/13- 08/10/13
emma.plugge@dph.ox.ac.uk
Global Health short course lucy.carpenter@nuffield.ox.ac.uk TBC
Sasha.Shepperd@dph.ox.ac.uk
charlie.foster@dph.ox.ac.uk
michael.parker@ethox.ox.ac.uk
susan.bull@well.ox.ac.uk
Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Disease [online] DPID September
Non-Communicable Disease prevention – Policy Development and Implementation Issues in Low and Middle Income Countries Workshop conferences@conted.ox.ac.uk 06/09/2013
Nuffield Department of Population Health DPhil MSc sasha.shepperd@dph.ox.ac.uk September
Refugee and Forced Migration Studies MSc rsc-msc@qeh.ox.ac.uk
International Summer School in Forced Migration Short course rsc-outreach@qeh.ox.ac.uk July
Palestinian Refugees and International Law Short Course
rsc-outreach@qeh.ox.ac.uk
Royal Holloway Global Health: Pathogens & Policy MSc/PgCert/PgDip
Sheffield (Masters in Public Health) Internatioal Developmet MPHID C.Twyman@Sheffield.ac.uk 23/09/13-28/09/13
School of Health and Related Research PhD scharr-pgr@sheffield.ac.uk
St Patrick’s International Public Health Policy & Management info@st-patricks.ac.uk September
Sussex Global Health MSc globalhealth@bsms.ac.uk 16/09/2013
M.J.Newport@sussex.ac.uk
Trinity College, Dublin Global Health MSc larkanf@tcd.ie 16/09/13-20/09/13
Global Health (Indigo) PhD Ogenna.Uduma@tcd.ie
Queen Margaret, Ediburgh Emerging challenges in the Global Health workforce  short course kkielmann@qmu.ac.uk 28/10/2013
Global Health & Social Policy  short course SFustukian@qmu.ac.uk 19/09/2013
Researching Global Health & Development  short course ceyber@QMU.ac.uk 28/10/2013
Applied Social Development PgCert oobrien@qmu.ac.uk January
Conflict, Social Development and Health PgCert int-health@qmu.ac.uk January
Global Health Systems MSc kkielmann@qmu.ac.uk September/January
Human Resources for Global Health MSc kkielmann@qmu.ac.uk September/January
International Health MSc oobrien@qmu.ac.uk September/January
Sexual and Reproductive Health MSc bdekok@qmu.ac.uk September/January
Social Development and Health MSc SFustukian@qmu.ac.uk September/January
Social Justice, Development and Health MSc SFustukian@qmu.ac.uk September/January
Queen Mary University London Global Public Health & Policy MSc a.pollock@qmul.ac.uk 23/09/2013
j.p.lancaster@qmul.ac.uk
International Primary Health Care  MSc p.greenhalgh@qmul.ac.uk 23/09/2013
Health Systems and Global Policy MSc a.pollock@qmul.ac.uk 23/09/2013
Global Health, Law and Governance MSc TBC 23/09/2013
Global Health, Policy and Innovation unit  PhD p.greenhalgh@qmul.ac.uk
a.pollock@qmul.ac.uk
Global public health and primary care Intercalated BSc j.p.lancaster@qmul.ac.uk
University College London Global Health & Development MSc/PgCert/PgDip p.garcia-paredes@ucl.ac.uk 23/09/2013
Global Health  Intercalated BSc caroline_smith@ucl.ac.uk 23/09/2013
Sexually Trasmitted Infections & HIV MSc l.clinton@ucl.ac.uk 23/09/2013
Department of Infectious and Population Health PhD r.gilson@ucl.ac.uk September
Medical Microbiology MSc enquiries@sgul.ac.uk October
International Child Health MSc/PGDip/PGCert ighcour@ich.ucl.ac.uk
University of East London Intenational Development & Health  MSc K.E.Wright@uel.ac.uk September
Warwick International Health Policy PGA cpdenquiries@warwick.ac.uk April

 


 

 

Courses Overseas

The Copenhagen School of Global Health, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Copenhagen School of Global Health offers courses for health promotion and development through interdisciplinary and collaborative research, teaching and capacity building around the world.  Courses are taught in English.

Summer School:

International Health:

Nutrition:

Disaster Management:

 

Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts, USA

Mission Statement:  The Department of Global Health and Population seeks to improve global health through education, research, and service from a population-based perspective.  The Department of Global Health and Population offer a 2-year master of science program (SM2) in addition to the Master of Public Health program (MPH).

 

Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands

KIT (Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen) offers a wide range of training and courses in the areas of health, development, information management, culture and international business. This page offers you an overview of KIT’s Training opportunities.

There are also a range of short courses:

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Formally the  Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)  offers teaching, research and services in the field of International Health Development.

 

TropEd Master Programme

The Masters Programme in International Health is offered across tropEd member institutions. The modular programme for full-time or part-time study consists of an introductory core course, specialised optional modules and a research project submitted as a thesis. It is intended for completion within a minimum of one year (full-time) up to a maximum of five years (part-time). Studies comprise a number of public health-related disciplines including anthropology, biology, economics, education, environmental health, epidemiology and statistics, management studies, nutrition, population sciences and reproductive health, psychology, social sciences research, sociology, travel and migrant health and tropical medicine with a focus on infectious diseases, parasitology, virology, bacteriology and laboratory practice.

Students normally carry out their studies as follows:


Centre for Global Health, Trinity College, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 

TCD’s programme has a strong emphasis on understanding how to strengthen health services at a systems level with a programme designed to develop and sharpens critical thinking, analysis and practice.

A mix of students from low, middle and high income countries, provides for significant opportunities to learn across different cultural and contextual situations.  Students from diverse backgrounds including clinical, biomedical, social science and other backgrounds consistently question each others assumptions and provide a rich dynamic for explorative learning.  The Centre for Global Health puts a strong emphasis on the importance of staff who have lived in low and middle income countries and have practical experience of global health challenges.  Its concern to move ‘upstream’ and address the social, system and environmental causes of clinical problems. It feels is a defining feature of the programme.

 


Online Learning

 

Global Health Education Consortium

GHEC is a consortium of faculty and health care educators dedicated to improving the quality and efficiency of global health education. GHEC members are active in more than 90 health profession schools and training programs in the United States, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean.  The Consortium works to promote and facilitate global health education in four areas – curriculum and training materials development, clinical training, career development, and education policy.  They provide over 80 high quality modules on a wide variety of topics which students can review either on their own or in instructor-led courses.

Global Health eLearning Center

The Global Health eLearning Center developed by the USAID Bureau of Global Health is a response to repeated requests from field staff for access to technical public health information. The Global Health eLearning Center provides free Internet-based courses that:
* Provide useful and timely continuing education for health professionals
* Offer state-of-the-art technical content on key public health topics
* Serve as a practical resource for increasing public health knowledge

 

 

Links to Postgraduate Education Websites

www.healthtraining.org This is a site maintained by Medicus Mundi in Switzerland. It has an extensive list of post-graduate courses in international health-related topics. You can search their site by course subject, location and institute.

http://www.ucas.com 
The central admission centre for Higher Education courses with details on application procedures, links to universities and colleges, and an on-line course search facility

www.prospects.ac.uk This a website offering a guide to planning, funding and finding post-graduate courses in the UK. It is useful for a general overview of post-graduate education and also lists UK courses.

 

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