Institute for Global Health


Postgraduate taught

IGH offers Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates in the areas of Global Health and Development, Health Economics and Decision Science, and Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology.

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Global Health and Development

This programme takes a unique cross-disciplinary approach to global health and attracts students from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. You can craft a programme of study that suits your interests and which will help you become better global health practitioners wherever you work in the world. This programme is also available as a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Global Health and Development and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Global Health and Development. 

Health Economics and Decision Science

The UCL MSc in Health Economics and Decision Science is an applied quantitative course that spans the disciplines of Economics, Statistics and Epidemiology – training students in applied problems, while providing the theoretical foundations expected of an outstanding UCL postgraduate degree. This programme is also available as a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Health Economics and Decision Science and Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Health Economics and Decision Science. 

Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology

This new programme for 2019 builds on UCL's research strengths in core epidemiological skills applied to the field of infectious diseases. You will also focus on the use of new technologies (omics) for analysing pathogens and their applications in tackling global public health challenges. You will be equipped for a career at the intersection of epidemiology and biological science, with a strong emphasis on clinical and public health medicine.