Online Degree in Healthcare & Medicine

MSc Global Public Health & Social Justice

Gain career-ready skills in public health with a flexible online master’s degree from Brunel University London. Explore major international issues surrounding health and social justice to boost your employability in the health sector worldwide.

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  • Degree title

    Global Public Health & Social Justice MSc online
  • Type

    Global Public Health & Social Justice MSc online
  • Duration

    1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
  • Total tuition fee

    £10,605 GBP

Discover a more flexible route to earning a public health degree

Do you want to take your health career to the next level? Are you worried that taking time out to study will compromise your current role?

This innovative online master’s degree from Brunel University London is specifically designed to fit around professional commitments. You’ll set your own schedule, use cutting-edge e-learning technology, and join a global online network of students and professionals working in the healthcare sector.

Choose your specialism and unlock public health careers

Whether you’re interested in gaining an overview of all aspects of public health, or in homing in on specific areas like health policy or health economics, this online degree has an option for you.

Across eight modules led by world-leading experts at Brunel University London, you’ll become a specialist in the field of your choice. You’ll be armed with specific skills to unlock your dream career.

Global Public Health & Social Justice MSc online

Accelerate your career in public health by studying for an online MSc from Brunel University London. Examining core issues within global public health and social justice, this degree will equip you with the expertise to succeed in the healthcare sector.
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification such as economics or related studies, public health, health-related studies, pharmacy, or medicine.

Non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (minimum 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 90 (minimum 20 in all parts)

How much will it cost?

GBP 10,605

What are the learning outcomes?

Advance your healthcare career with an online MSc taught by Brunel’s world-class academics and health sector experts. This distance learning programme will provide the credentials you need to take your health career to the next level. Course content is delivered through 8 modules that cover a range of issues facing public health sectors around the world, while giving you a solid foundation in social justice.

By the end of this programme, you will:

  • Understand the scope and nature of contemporary healthcare and overall wellness at local, national, and global levels
  • Gain a deep awareness of the major determinants of health, and learn how to promote wellness in such a way as to address social and economic inequalities, and promote values of social justice
  • Grasp the academic knowledge and industry-relevant skills in reflective practice, research, communication, and learn to work in a dynamic team culture
  • Understand the principles and complexities of using evidence, including researching, analysing, and evaluating health information and policy
  • Appreciate the ethical, political, societal, and cultural dilemmas that arise in the health and social sectors
  • Gain a critical understanding of principles of leadership and different strategies for influencing others or enhancing performance. Understand negotiation and mediation plans to address global, organisational or community challenges

What you’ll get as a degree student

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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Brunel has earned an excellent reputation through its rigorous academic standards as well as taking a practical, entrepreneurial, and imaginative approach across disciplines.