Start Dates
January, May, September
12-24 months
Global Public Health & Social Justice MSc online
Awarded by
Brunel University London
Understand the scope and nature of contemporary healthcare and overall wellness at local, national, and global level.
Brunel’s Global Public Health & Social Justice MSc online programme will help you acquire a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and solving contemporary health and social challenges by providing you with advanced knowledge of related areas including health promotion, global public health policy, politics, sociology, psychology, and research skills.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Global Public Health & Social Justice MSc online programme will possess career-ready skills and helps -

  • Understand the scope and nature of contemporary Healthcare and overall wellness at local, national, and global levels.
  • Understand the principles and complexities of using evidence, including researching, analysing, and evaluating health information and policy
  • Grasp the academic knowledge and industry-relevant skills in reflective practice, research, communication, and learn to work in a dynamic team culture.
  • Gain a deep awareness of the major determinants of health and learn how to promote wellness in a way that addresses social and economic inequalities and promotes values of social justice.
  • The programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners.
    • A designated programme tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your studies.
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research.
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world.
  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a relevant subject for the programme which you are applying.

    Non-native speakers of English need either of the following:

    • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
    • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
    • TOEFL: 90 (min 20 in all)
    • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • Brunel’s Global Public Health & Social Justice is comprised of nine modules which will help you to understand and solve issues in contemporary public health. This understanding will be applied to an analysis of ethical, political and policy debates informing public health practice globally.

    The programme follows an active learning and research-led approach, as reflected in the course modules. All modules are worth 15 credits.

    • Epidemiology

    • Global Public Health

    • Health Economics

    • Health Policy, Politics and Social Justice

    • Leadership & Change for Global Health

    • Social justice & health

    • Health & Society

    • Research Methods

    • Research Project (60 credits)

  • Global Public Health & Social Justice professionals get employed across several different levels and communities. Possible careers in Global Public Health & Social Justice include health coordinator, health promotion specialist, and public health educator.

  • If you’d like to apply, click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.

Director Speaks

Dr. Nana Anokye
“Our aim is to support the development of students to become leaders in public health. We do this by unlocking their intellectual abilities and transferable skills as well as providing employment opportunities through access to a pool of potential employers.”
— Dr. Nana Anokye, Director of Division of Global Public Health
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