We lead the world in teaching for global health. At the Institute for Global Health, we prepare our students for a real understanding of global health work. We offer cutting edge programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, uniting traditional public health concerns with a breadth of other disciplines. 

Experienced staff unite traditional public health concerns with economics, law, philosophy, geography, anthropology and other disciplines. In addition to the learning opportunities available within IGH, students have access to a wide range of seminars and lectures throughout UCL.

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Undergraduate Study in Global Health

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Undergraduate medics

The Global Health iBSc is a year-long course for intergrating medical students. You can apply to take an integrated year at the Institute for Global Health in your 3rd year. Based in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, the BSc was the first of its kind in Europe, providing teaching on global health to UCL students.

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UCL Undergraduates

If you're studying at UCL you can take any module from our undergraduate programme during your third year. Read more.

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Study Abroad

The Study Abroad programme enables junior (third) year and senior (fourth) year undergraduate students from non-EU universities to study modules at IGH and UCL for one semester or for one academic year, as part of their degree programme.  

Postgraduate Study in Global Health

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Masters Degrees

Find our more about our postgraduate programmes which attract students from many disciplinary backgrounds and all parts of the world.

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Research Degrees

Multidisciplinary programmes provides opportunities for research study leading to the degrees of MPhil (Master of Philosophy) and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy).

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Short Courses in Global Health 

We offer short courses for professionals and those wishing to return to academic study as well as taster courses in tropical education.