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Best 36 Diplomas in Global Healthcare 2019

A diploma is a type of academic achievement that allows an individual to begin working in the career field of his or her choice. Depending on the field in which the diploma is earned, a student can go on to work right away, earn another degree or do both at the same time.

What is a diploma in global health? A diploma in global health arms the student with knowledge of the practices surrounding global health programming. The student might learn theoretical approaches, social science topics such as politics and anthropology, laws governing healthcare in countries around the world, and how to research, analyze and present data. The individual often gains appreciation for the diversity with which healthcare is managed around the world.

A person who earns this degree often takes away other skills, many of which he or she can apply to other areas of life. Global health students typically gain skills in organization and planning, effective and ethical communication, leadership and more.

The cost for someone to obtain a diploma in global health varies. Factors include where the individual lives and which school he or she chooses to attend. A person should always thoroughly research schools before making a decision.

Someone who has earned a diploma in global health has a range of career options available. He or she could work for a disaster relief organization, a government agency or a multi-lateral agency. Other options include working for an international agency, an academic institution, or an immigrant or refugee health organization. A person might also decide to work as an in-country field consultant. 

Universities in many countries offer programs to earn a diploma in global health. Some colleges provide online courses that allow flexibility if a student doesn't live close to his or her chosen college. 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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36 Results in Global Healthcare

Goa Institute of Management

The Goa Institute of Management's PGDM HCM is a two-year full-time postgraduate programme that caters to the increasing corporatisation of the healthcare industry. The pr ... [+]

The structure and rigor of HCM program are similar to general MBA with additional courses related to healthcare sector. It is meant for those interested in making a management career in the healthcare & life-sciences sector which is comprised of various domains such as Healthcare Consulting, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare IT, Hospitals, Public Health and Health Insurance. Students of HCM are taught all management courses with its applications in the healthcare field.

International Flavour

The curriculum is designed in such a way to include discourse on global health and comparative health analyses between different countries. Courses on Global health diplomacy, Health Financing, Introduction to Pharmaceuticals, etc. provide a candidate with a wide gamut of international healthcare settings.... [-]

India Panaji
July 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Essex Online

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control is an advanced qualification designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding ... [+]

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control is an advanced qualification designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of infectious disease control and prevention in hospital, social care, and community settings. The course examines key areas including microbiology, immunology, public health and communicable disease control. As well as learning about the nature of the communicable disease and how to develop strategies for surveillance, control, and prevention you will gain an understanding of the essential principles of research design.

Why study this subject?

The demand for Infection Control courses has increased in recent years due to contagious illness outbreaks and super-bug such as swine flu, SMRA, and Ebola highlighting the need for more effective infection control. The fundamental underpinning of this programme is that prevention is better than the cure and it is this mentality that will hopefully make outbreaks a thing of the past.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
16 months
Online
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The need for rigorous evaluation of components of health care is increasingly recognized worldwide as a global health issue. An important type of evaluation is the random ... [+]

PG Diploma in Clinical Trials (Distance Learning)The need for rigorous evaluation of components of health care is increasingly recognized worldwide as a global health issue. An important type of evaluation is the randomized controlled clinical trial.This course is suitable for both those wishing to gain an overall understanding of trials before moving into the field and those who have general or specialist experience in clinical trials and aim to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. It will be suitable for students working in high, middle and low-income countries.

Aims and ObjectivesThe course aims to develop:

a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues involved in the design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of randomized controlled trials of health interventions skills to scrutinize information, to critically analyze and carry out research, and to communicate effectively ... [-]
United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
CDI College

Health Care Assistants provide invaluable support to the healthcare industry by caring for patients with physical or mental health issues who reside in permanent or tempo ... [+]

Health Care Assistants provide invaluable support to the healthcare industry by caring for patients with physical or mental health issues who reside in permanent or temporary home care. Students enrolled in the Health Care Assistant program at CDI College gain experience with a wide range of continuing care sectors including home health care industries, retirement homes, group homes, hospices, and long-term care facilities.

Students are taught how to respond to the physical and emotional needs of the client, promote physical and mental activity, interact with the client and family members, assist with personal care and hygiene, and handle specialized equipment. Graduates of the program become skilled communicators who are able to listen and understand their clients while providing exceptional healthcare services. ... [-]

Canada Richmond Surrey
September 2019
Full-time
100 hours
Campus
Greenwich School Of Business And Finance (GSBF)

The Health and Social Care Management Diploma provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the health and social care sector and its ... [+]

The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Health and Social Care Management is designed to enable learners to develop the knowledge and both generic and vocational employability skills relevant to these sectors. It has also been designed to help learners develop an understanding of the nature of health and social care work in order that they can make informed decisions about whether or not they wish to gain employment in these sectors or as part of their current professional development if already working in these sectors.

The Health and Social Care Management Diploma provides a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the health and social care sector and its wide recognition by employers allows progression directly into employment.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
August 2019
Full-time
9 months
Online
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Coordinate, develop and implement an infection prevention and control program within a health, disability, or aged care setting. ... [+]

Program information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Program aim

This graduate diploma enables students to develop the skills and knowledge to coordinate, develop and implement an infection prevention and control program within a health, disability or aged care setting.

Award information

Included qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control

To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control, students must pass a total of 120 compulsory credits. To achieve the award of the Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control, students must pass the following courses: HLTH.7508, HLTH.7509, and HLTH.7510. Knowledge and skills you will gain ... [-]
New Zealand Rotorua
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey (Educación Continua Presencial)

The objective of this program is to know, with a practical and applied approach, the elements to plan, organize, control and direct the quality of pharmaceutical producti ... [+]

objective

Knows, with a practical and applied approach, the elements to plan, organize, control and direct the quality of pharmaceutical production with the aim of guaranteeing the optimum quality of manufactured medicines.

Benefits of the programYou will know and apply the fundamental concepts of Quality Management to pharmaceutical manufacturing processes from the selection of suppliers to the distribution of the finished product.You will know and apply the fundamental concepts that must be fulfilled by the facilities and equipment of the manufacturing plant to guarantee the optimum quality of pharmaceutical production.You will be able to identify the significant elements to design and evaluate an organizational structure oriented to the assurance of quality.Addressed to... [-]
Mexico Mexico City
March 2019
Full-time
Part-time
120 hours
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Make a difference in the lives and well-being of children and families while advancing your career with our PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) ... [+]

Make a difference in the lives and well-being of children and families while advancing your career with our PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN). Communities have diverse needs and challenges – and we’ve designed a programme that will prepare you to meet them.

As a health visitor, you will have the opportunity to serve the common good on a daily basis, promoting better health at an individual, group and community level. And at GCU, you’ll get a world-class education from an institution with a long history of training in the field.

We’ll help you develop the skills you need for effective and efficient care, with a child- and family-centered approach that empowers providers and patients alike. With a focus on preventive and anticipatory care, you’ll take on a unique role in health service, collaborating with and encouraging new parents and their families.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
London South Bank University

This is a health CPD course for registered nurses. This PgDip is for registered nurses with a Bachelors degree. Registered nurses with a Diploma should instead choose the ... [+]

This is a CPD programme for registered nurses.

Health Visiting consists of developing, leading and managing activities that aim to promote health and social well-being, prevent health breakdown and ameliorate ill health through working with individuals, families, groups and communities. Through partnership working, health visitors seek to enable clients to take control of their lives whilst protecting vulnerable members of society. Public health work that promotes social inclusion and reduces inequalities in health is central to health visiting practice.

The course focuses on promoting the health of children, families and groups in a community setting. It considers the issues involved in safeguarding the health of vulnerable children, families and populations. The overall aim is to develop an effective practitioner who is able to identify actual and potential health needs, stimulate awareness of health needs, facilitate evidence-based health-enhancing activities and influence policy at all levels.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

This course equips students with the knowledge and skills to understand, interpret, influence and shape health policy. It provides an understanding of the way the healthc ... [+]

This course provides a deeper understanding of the current issues shaping health policy and an opportunity for specialisation in four key areas: economics; law; communication and learning; and Indigenous health. The course also provides a foundation in statistics, epidemiology and Indigenous studies. The course provides a career pathway for health professionals, government employees, consultants and other professionals who want to pursue a career in health policy or have reached their desired role and wish to deepen their professional knowledge and experience.

A graduate of this course is able to: demonstrate professional behaviour and accountability (Professional Behaviour and Accountability) retrieve, critically evaluate and apply evidence to influence health policy (Critical Thinking) demonstrate team and leadership skills while considering health in a global context (Leadership and Teamwork) effectively and appropriately communicate with people from a wide range of backgrounds and in a variety of contexts (Communication) reflect on current skills, knowledge, attitudes and practice; plan for and implement ongoing personal and professional development (Lifelong Learning) be professionally and culturally competent, which contributes to the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, inclusive of physical, social, emotional and spiritual wellness (Indigenous Awareness). ... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

The course aims to provide interprofessional learning for those intending to follow a career in Health and Social Care. It would particularly interest those who are not y ... [+]

Course Overview

The course aims to provide interprofessional learning for those intending to follow a career in Health and Social Care. It would particularly interest those who are not yet committed to one particular career but want a generic course; or who want to use the course as an excellent basis for more specific vocational training, such as social work or occupational therapy. The course would also interest those already working in the sector for where an HND or Degree would enhance their career potential.

Learning & Teaching

Each subject has two hours of contact time each week. This is divided into a lecture of approximately 40 minutes followed by interactive seminar activities in small groups. For example, following the lecture your group may be given a case study to read and answer questions about; alternatively, you may be asked to read a chapter of a book and discuss your ideas in the next seminar.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of London International Programmes

The varied curriculum allows you to opt for a broad range of knowledge or to concentrate on specialized areas. ... [+]

Study for a prestigious Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health by distance learning

The varied curriculum allows you to opt for a broad range of knowledge or to concentrate on specialized areas.

Students of this programme come from diverse backgrounds. Many are health professionals working at a service or policy level, while others wish to obtain public health skills that they can apply to their work in development, community services, government, research or teaching.

Programme aims

By the end of this programme, you will gain:

the knowledge and skills to contribute to the health of populations, communities and disadvantaged groups. the ability to apply the core disciplines of public health (statistics, epidemiology, health economics and social research) to real-world health problems. a deeper understanding of public health issues and an academic qualification that will enhance your career development in health-related fields. ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
October 2019
Full-time
2 - 5 years
Online
E-Careers

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a qualification, equivalent to A Level, which allows people to go on and study at University when they previously didn’t ha ... [+]

What is Access to HE?

The Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma is a qualification, equivalent to A Level, which allows people to go on and study at University when they previously didn’t have the relevant qualifications needed to do so. Access to HE courses are available in a wide range of different subjects and are widely recognised by UK Universities.

How can I pay?

The tuition fee for this course is up to £3,384 and if you are 19 or over, you can take out an Advanced Learner Loan to pay for the fees. You pay nothing upfront and you don’t start repaying the loan until you are earning over £21,000 a year, which will then start low monthly repayments. However, if you progress to University and pass your related course, you can have the course absolutely free with your Advanced Learner Loan being written off. You should apply for your loan after the College has issued you with a Learning & Funding Letter.... [-]

United Kingdom Slough UK Online
August 2019
Full-time
18 months
Online
City and Islington College

If you're a recent school leaver who wants to specialise in Health and Social Care either in Higher Education or at work, this course could be for you. ... [+]

Health and Social Care (Health Sciences) - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

Course level: 3

Centre: Applied Sciences

Student Type: InternationalSchool Leavers

If you're a recent school leaver who wants to specialise in Health and Social Care either in Higher Education or at work, this course could be for you. Taking in everything from human anatomy and physiology to equality and diversity at work, this Extended Diploma will also give you valuable work experience.

What you learn

You will study Effective Communication; Equality, Diversity and Rights; Anatomy and Physiology, Social Sciences and complete a research project. You will also go on placement to experience working in a Health and Social Care setting.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Shaw Academy

This course unlike any other is based on over 20 years of real world personal training methods which have helped thousands of people lose weight, tone up, get fit and fin ... [+]

Over the past few years, it’s hard not to see on an almost daily basis the latest article, radio or TV spot on the newest trends in weight loss, health, and fitness. Confused? I’m not surprised. The truth is the fundamentals of losing weight and getting in shape have never changed. This course unlike any other is based on over 20 years of real-world personal training methods which have helped thousands of people lose weight, tone up, get fit and finally learn how to control their body for life. Register now to get started.

Course Details

Lesson 1 - How Do You Measure Up?

With so much conflicting nutrition and fitness information coming from the media, people seem to be more confused than ever about how to maintain your weight, stay fit, healthy, and full of energy. In lesson 1, you will find out why it is so important to eat well and exercise regularly to maintain your physical fitness, mental health and the first step of how to enjoy every step of the process.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
4 weeks
Online