University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a World Top 100 University. You’ll be taught by leading scientists and clinicians who directly inform the curriculum from their new and exciting research. With state-of-the-art clinical facilities and infrastructure, we promote an environment that encourages and advances research with real-world impact. At Leeds, we want to help aspiring students tap into their potential. We are committed to attracting future leading researchers, like you.

Home to our tight-knit community of students from around the world, the Leeds campus offers a warm welcome and boasts superb extra-curricular opportunities. Along-side our stimulating academic environment, you’ll also have the chance to expand your personal interests and to sample life in a dynamic and diverse city.

Intercalating is your chance to discover what interests you both personally and professionally. It’s an opportunity to take stock, look beyond the core medical curriculum and turn your attention to specialist skills and topics. Intercalating in International Health is an investment in your future career. With us, you will develop the transferable skills you need to help you complete your medical degree, and enter your chosen field.

Our Course

Our popular Intercalated BSc in International Health is an intercalated full-time course designed for UK medical, dental and veterinary students committed to international health.

The study of International Health prepares you to act as a global ambassador and leader in a challenging medical environment. Our popular research field trip will allow you to go to middle or low income countries to conduct your own fieldwork project.

The degree provides you with opportunities to explore issues of global health, healthcare delivery and health policy. You will develop the critical and analytical skills to assess, implement and evaluate health and healthcare interventions in your future medical career.

You will be taught and supervised by world leading experts in the field of international health and thus benefit from the latest cutting edge research.

On successful completion of the programme you will have:

  • Gained an understanding of global health issues and determinants of health
  • Explored and gained an appreciation of intra-country, inter-country and inter-regional differences in health and healthcare
  • Considered the interactions between developed and developing world with reference to health
  • Acquired, through research, an in-depth understanding of a particular aspect of international health module

Entry requirements

Medical students from other universities may apply for entry to intercalated undergraduate (BSc/BA) programmes of study offered at Leeds; please review individual course entry requirements.

Closing date

Midnight 30th January 2022