Postgraduate study

Social Policy

Find out more and register for the Global Health Policy session at the Online Learning Open Day on 31 May 2017.

About this session

Details

Start time End time Session title
17:00 18:00 Introducing Programmes in Global Health Policy
Host: Dr Sudeepa Abeysinghe, Lecturer in Global Health Policy
Format: A short presentation about studying via distance learning at the School of Social and Political Science, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Description

An Indian street scene

This programme situates health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context, examining the extent to which health and its determinants are shaped by social, economic and political processes and the impacts on health policy of multiple factors.

With its multidisciplinary approach and online distance learning delivery, this programme will provide you with a flexible and focused examination of health, health inequalities and health policy in a global context.

Whether you’re from a health or social science background, you’ll develop a critical awareness of the role of the state, the commercial sector, civil society and international organisations in health policy and global governance, and an understanding of the challenges confronting policymakers in addressing health and reducing health inequalities.

The presentation will cover the following:

  • Why study with the Global Public Health Unit, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh?
  • Who takes this programme?
  • How do we structure teaching and learning?
  • What are the core and option courses

 

Student services and admissions sessions

You may also be interested in joining some of our general student services and admissions sessions.

Start time End time Session title
09:00 10:00 Online distance learning: what is it like to study online? (repeated at 15:00)
09:30 10:30 Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeated at 17:00)
10:00 11:00 How to pay your tuition fees
11:00 12:00 Ask our students panel session
12:00 12:30 English Language Education – supporting international students
13:00 14:00 Applying: how to make an effective postgraduate application
17:00 18:00 Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeat of 09:30 session)
18:00 19:00 Ask our students panel session

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