The University of Manchester

This one-year, intercalated BSc in Global Health is designed for medical students who want to prepare themselves to be a global doctor, by enhancing their knowledge about the inter-connectedness of health and its determinants. This course analyses the impact of major social, economic, political, cultural and environmental factors on health challenges, such as the global epidemic in HIV / AIDS, chronic diseases, trauma in developing countries, tropical diseases and the emergence and rapid spread of infectious diseases.

This program is offered by the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at The University of Manchester, which brings together the disciplines of medicine and humanities, as well the expertise of academics and practitioners. As an HCRI student, you will further benefit from the comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach in teaching and research, as well as individual tutorial and supervision from academics from a wide range of disciplines including Emergency Medicine, Political Science, International Relations, History, Medical Anthropology, Disaster Management and Global Health.

Entry requirements

To qualify for entry onto the Intercalated BSc in Global Health programme, students must have:

  • Obtained permission to intercalate from their Hospital Dean/Medical School or equivalent
  • Successfully completed at least two years of their medical studies (as demonstrated via academic transcripts)

Closing date

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