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Best 32 Courses in Global Healthcare 2019/2020

A course is an educational opportunity that students can pursue after completing high school. Courses cover specific subject matter in a comprehensive manner that creates a solid foundation in the field for any subject.  

What is a course in global health? A course in this subject area gives students an overview of the state of worldwide health today, including policies, laws and procedures. This course will typically cover the historical ebb and flow of health concerns and the key players who contributed to their eradication. Students will learn how epidemics are identified and managed and the strategies used to treat and abolish disease. It’s usually not necessary for students to have a particular background in order to study this course.

Students typically expand their knowledge of health issues so that they can become well-rounded global citizens. This course will help prepare you to work or travel globally especially in a field related to medicine.

The cost of a course in global health depends upon the location, school and level of the course. Usually, a course lasts between a few months to years, so it’s always a good idea to contact the admissions office for detailed cost information.  

Completion of a course in global health is the first step for many students to a career in research, medicine or aide work on an international level. For others, this course provides an opportunity to expand their current career in a related field. Individuals who are unsure of whether the medical, research or humanitarian field is right for them can use this course to see how it fits. Managerial positions in global agencies, hospitals or private practices worldwide are popular avenues for global health graduates.

Taking this or any course online can make it easier to balance school with your busy life. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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32 Results in Global Healthcare

The College, Swansea University

Health Science courses at Swansea University are aimed at multi-professionals. The courses encompass a range of fields, including public health and policy, healthcare, la ... [+]

Health Science courses at Swansea University are aimed at multi-professionals. The courses encompass a range of fields, including public health and policy, healthcare, law and management. The College of Human and Health Science's mission is to conduct leading research, deliver high-quality educational programmes and promote an evidence-based clinical practice that contributes to the health, social well being and prosperity of the communities of South West Wales and beyond.

For pathways leading to Master's in Public Health & Management, The College is pleased to now be able to offer a selection of Pre-Master's programmes designed to suit different admissions requirements;... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
University of California, Berkeley

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. ... [+]

You Can Study Health at UC Berkeley for One or Two Semesters

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now offering students the opportunity to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters starting in Spring 2019 and beyond.

The BISP Track in Health and Society offers a wide selection of courses that are relevant to those studying in fields such as health care, health management, health economics, sports medicine, health education, and public health.

It may even be useful for students who intend to practice medicine, including nursing, although normal coursework in the sciences is not part of the curriculum.... [-]

USA Berkeley
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course looks at the key issues in the good governance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) responses, including HIV, the complex political and financi ... [+]

What are the key issues in the good governance of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) responses, including HIV? How can one negotiate the complex political and financial terrain when developing policies and strategic plans? Maternal health, family planning, adolescent health, abortion and HIV, and the policies and strategies that address these, are among the most internationalized and to some extent politicized of all health issues. In this blended course, that combines classroom sessions with e-learning, you identify SRHR related international agreements, development commitments, and financial mechanisms, and analyze how these influence national policies and plans and vice versa. You will perform an SRHR strategic policy review from a multi-stakeholder perspective, addressing governance and financing structures and their implications for planning and managing the responses.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
May 2020
Full-time
3 weeks
Online & Campus Combined
Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social

Thanks to the Body Damage Assessment Expert, you will be able to acquire the necessary skills to establish the protocols and methods for assessing body damage; Develop th ... [+]

ContentBody damage assessmentBody damage assessment techniquesMedical-expert techniqueMedical assessment of body damageMedical expertise and insurance methodologyMedical expertise in traffic accidentMedical evaluation of mobbingPractical application of medical assessment of corporal damagegoalsEstablish the protocols and methods for the assessment of corporal damage.To develop the expert technique in the different pathologies of the valuation of the corporal damage.Prepare opinions with scientific and technical expertiseAdmission requirements

Graduates in Medicine and Surgery. Law graduates. Personnel Directors, Managers.

Duration and Realization

650 hours online or online , and can be done in a maximum time of 12 months... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2020
Spanish
Full-time
12 months
Online
Elevate Health

This course introduces the principles and scope of global health and health-related strategies important for an understanding of health and disease in a global context. T ... [+]

Fundamentals of Global Health

Fundamentals of Global Health aims to introduce the principles and scope of global health and health-related development strategies. It addresses health-related development strategies, such as the Millennium Development Goals, considering social determinants of health and health equity. Focusing on the principles of global health, participants will learn about the concepts on measurement of health, demographic trends, burden of disease, and epidemiological transition.

Further topics addressed include global health governance, key institutions and their agendas, roles and responsibilities and international partnerships for research and development.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
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Part-time
3 weeks
Online
IES Abroad

Don’t just learn about health care in a classroom — immerse yourself through theory and practice in compelling public health issues in the United Kingdom and Kingston, Ja ... [+]

Overview

Don’t just learn about health care in a classroom — immerse yourself through theory and practice in compelling public health issues in the United Kingdom and Kingston, Jamaica, that are affecting local communities, countries, and the global population right now. The curriculum for this program was created to meet the academic needs and interests of students in pre-professional medical studies and public health majors and minors, as well as students studying Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. Through our program, you discover the different perspectives, challenges, and needs of diverse populations in London and Kingston with a once-in-a-lifetime service learning opportunity. Your course load includes:... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College

Students will aim to become nutritionists who are able to put into practice the knowledge gained from an education focused on maintaining and enhancing health. Graduates ... [+]

Students will aim to become nutritionists who are able to put into practice the knowledge gained from an education focused on maintaining and enhancing health. Graduates of this course go on to work at hospitals and welfare facilities, however, there are those who go on to employment at daycare centers and nursery schools as nutritionists who are able to educate children about nutrition and health.

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Japan Beppu
April 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
George Mason University

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Systems Management, are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon su ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Systems Management, are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

46-47 credit hour program 6 credit hours apply from Pathway 40-41 credit hours remaining toward a degree ... [-]
USA Fairfax
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Kensington and Chelsea College

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

This course is an introduction for those interested in a possible career in the field of Health and Social Care. The course is part of a study programme that will explore a range of subjects including communication, psychology, sociology, values, and principles of social work and responsibilities of care and support workers.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
35 weeks
Campus
Institute of Tropical Medicine

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. ... [+]

Postgraduate Course in Tropical Medicine and International Health

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. It combines clinical and biomedical knowledge and skills with a systemic approach to health care organization and disease control. The broad perspective of international health policy and specific inputs from social sciences will help students grasp the complex picture of health and health care in low-resource settings. The integration of these different disciplines is a key feature of the programme.For most students, this course will be the start of a challenging career in international health, while for others, who already have experience working in low and middle-income countries, it offers the broad perspective needed before specializing. Through its new flexible structure in two modules, students can register for the whole programme or for selected modules.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Brussels
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Full-time
5 months
Campus
Somerset College

Develop your skills and knowledge of social care through a blend of work-based learning and classroom teaching, on our popular foundation degree in Health and Social Care ... [+]

Course Description

Develop your skills and knowledge of social care through a blend of work-based learning and classroom teaching, on our popular foundation degree in Health and Social Care. This course will provide you with up-to-date skills, knowledge, and expertise to help you bring real value to your workplace. Studying on them will help you to develop best practice and give you the experience of working within the culture of participation & collaboration. You’ll be encouraged to reflect on your work in terms of your own values and moral framework. You’ll have an opportunity to explore key issues in the sector through teamwork activities, individual study, and work placements. The FdA in Health and Social Care Studies course covers a variety of topics. The first year covers: - Applied Human Development - Interpersonal Skills and Communication Strategies - Values, Morals, and Ethics - Professional Practice and the Workplace - Social Policy - Introduction to Sociology The second year covers: - Managing in Care Settings - Contemporary Social Issues - Project - Evidence-based Practice - Professional Practice - Psychology of Mental Health - optional unit In the course of your studies, you will complete two work placements that give you a valuable insight into how the sector works, and enhance your employability. In your second year, you will also complete a research project on a subject of your choice. ... [-]

United Kingdom Taunton
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

International Year One in Public Health will prepare you to enter next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfu ... [+]

International Year One in Public Health will prepare you to enter next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

120 credit hour program 32 credit hours apply from Pathway 88 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120 credit hour program 16 credit hours apply from Pathway 104 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry. Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university. Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students. Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers. Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $14,030 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to the bachelor's degree in Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Fleming College

The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college program ... [+]

The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college programs available in Ontario.

Program Highlights

In this challenging two-year diploma program, students will learn to use computer technologies to capture and analyze data and to create health information for healthcare delivery use, financial and management planning. Health records are the primary source of information used by hospitals and healthcare facilities to code services for reimbursement purposes. This information is also needed by public health officials to indicate disease patterns and trends, and by medical researchers for analysis, comparison, and decision support.... [-]

Canada Peterborough Lindsay Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Oplex Careers

We’re offering you an online Health and Social Care course for just £19. Whether you need to brighten up your CV or just want to learn something new, the online Health an ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

We’re offering you an online Health and Social Care course for just £19. Whether you need to brighten up your CV or just want to learn something new, the online Health and Social Care course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn about social care.

Course Highlights Price: Only £19.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 90 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 9-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Olinda School

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be exte ... [+]

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be extended at the discretion of the student. The course includes two weeks of intensive Portuguese classes and lectures on health addressing tropical diseases, public health, the government’s Family Health Program (PSF) and the doctor-patient relationship. The goal of this program is to engage the student and help them understand the reality of public health in Brazil. For this reason, the student will conduct a survey of the most common diseases in a number of different local communities, prepare and develop prevention workshops and produce a final report listing the difficulties faced by these communities when they need to access the public health system, specifically the PSF. Students will have the opportunity to work with the Instituto Solidare in Recife. In order for students to gain a broader understanding of the reality of Brazilian public health, they will also work in a small town in the interior of Pernambuco, Panelas. Upon arrival, students will be entitled to transportation from the airport to their homestay.... [-]

Brazil Olinda
March 2020
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus