Population health science is an emerging area of health research that is focused on the multiple determinants of health outcomes and their impact on a population. The University of Glasgow is ranked in the world top 100 of universities (QS World University Rankings 2020). This 100% online MSc is dedicated to measuring, quantifying and describing the health status and health inequalities of populations through high-level research and statistical analysis.
A focus on data
The programme offers a unique opportunity to understand how physical and social environments, individual behaviour, the distribution of resources and investment and genetics impact on the health status and inequalities in populations over time. You could study optional courses, such as advanced statistics, which enable you to gain greater insight into the data and provide more thought out solutions. Rather than being assessed through a dissertation, you will be taught through data analysis, reports, posters, presentations and journal articles. Learning in this way will equip you with the practical skills that are integral to careers in public health, health services, health policy or academia.
100% online, interactive learning
Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. With industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research, you’ll be able to study the entire programme without having to set foot on campus. The University of Glasgow offers a variety of study options from podcasts, video, live seminars and discussions. You would be able to access the downloadable interactive resources from anywhere and at any time. Whether you want to study an MSc, a PgDip or a PgCert, or choose your duration of study between 1 and 6 years, you can tailor the programme to meet your specific requirements. At the University of Glasgow, you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.
World changers welcome: join us and make your mark
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About the School
At the University of Glasgow, we dream of a better world and are inspired to help others change it. Ranked in the top 100 of the world’s universities by the QS World University Rankings 2021, Glasgow’ ... Read More