Ma global health geographies geography

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  • It felt nice that evryone was very supportive throughout the course. My tutor wa really amazing who pushed me really hard to bring the best out of me.
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  • I was nervous at the initial stage of this course since it was my first online course but later with the help of amazing tutors, I got to enjoy an amazing course. The support was endless and Judith was answering questions no matter what was the time. I have enjoyed every second of it. Thanks to Emily Newman.
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Postgraduate

In London

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Description

  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    London

Description

Overview
In this programme, students explore the contested terrain of global health politics in theory and practice. Combining advanced geographical analysis of pressing global health concerns with jointly-taught modules from experts in the Global Health Unit, at the QMUL Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, this degree equips a new generation of critical scholars to tackle the moral, ethical and political challenges of global health today. MRes version of this course is also available.
This programme:
provides you with a detailed understanding of global health debates, agendas, politics and practices in a variety of geographical and historical contexts
encourages you to examine pressing global health challenges in light of the significant conceptual, methodological and empirical contributions of critical geographical scholarship
involves unique multi-disciplinary teaching from internationally recognised global health experts that permits students to craft a programme of study that furthers their own academic or professional interests
provides opportunities for you to enhance field-based research skills through a field trip to the self-defined global health hub in Geneva, Switzerland, including organised visits to key global health institutions and talks from leading experts.
Become part of QMUL Geography
Professional and friendly environment: We are recognised as an international centre for excellence in teaching and research. Our work is at the forefront of geography, shaping debates and providing significant new insight and understanding. We are also known for our friendly and welcoming ethos and are home to many of contemporary human geography's best known scholars. Joining the School of Geography places you alongside academics that are actively developing and challenging contemporary thinking in their field.
Postgraduate Loans Scheme: eligible students are able to borrow loans up to £10,000
Read more about these opportunities on the funding a...

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67-69 Lincoln'S Inn Fields, WC2A 3JB

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  • It felt nice that evryone was very supportive throughout the course. My tutor wa really amazing who pushed me really hard to bring the best out of me.
    |
  • I was nervous at the initial stage of this course since it was my first online course but later with the help of amazing tutors, I got to enjoy an amazing course. The support was endless and Judith was answering questions no matter what was the time. I have enjoyed every second of it. Thanks to Emily Newman.
    |
  • The is well known to me as I live close, so applying for the university was very much thrilling for me, it's lovingly great.
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Student

5.0
26/03/2019
About the course: It felt nice that evryone was very supportive throughout the course. My tutor wa really amazing who pushed me really hard to bring the best out of me.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student

5.0
25/03/2019
About the course: I was nervous at the initial stage of this course since it was my first online course but later with the help of amazing tutors, I got to enjoy an amazing course. The support was endless and Judith was answering questions no matter what was the time. I have enjoyed every second of it. Thanks to Emily Newman.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Student Reviewer

5.0
04/03/2019
About the course: The is well known to me as I live close, so applying for the university was very much thrilling for me, it's lovingly great.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Subjects

  • Human Geography
  • Public
  • Global
  • Teaching
  • Loans
  • Politics
  • Public Health

Course programme

Structure

The programme is made up of 180 credits. For full details on our modules please go to the online module directory.

Core module:
  • Dissertation of 15,000 words (60 credits)
Compulsory modules:
  • Critical Global Health Geographies (30 credits)
  • Geographical Thought and Practice (30 credits)
  • Researching Global Health and Biomedicine (30 credits)*
Option modules:

Students must take one module from option A and one module from option B.

Option A:

  • Health Inequalities and the Social Determinants of Health (15 credits)
  • Health Systems, Policy and Practice (15 credits)

Option B:

  • Anthropology and Global Health (15 credits)
  • Ecological Public Health (15 credits)
  • Gender, Sexuality and Health (15 credits)
  • Global Health, Law and Governance (15 credits)
*Fieldwork

The module, ‘Researching Global Health and Biomedicine’, includes the opportunity to travel to Geneva, Switzerland on fieldwork to visit institutions and meet individuals involved in the shaping of global health politics. Students taking this module are responsible for paying the costs of flights, accommodation and living expenses. In 2017/18, the cost of field trip on this degree programme was approximately £430. The dissertation can include fieldwork conducted in the UK or overseas.

Contact
  • For enquiries, contact the Postgraduate Studies Manager on +44 (0)20 7882 8165 or email
  • The programme is led by Dr Stephen Taylor, Lecturer in Human Geography

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