MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases

Student testimonials on video

In these short films, students from all over the world talk about the ways in which the programme complements their work as professionals in their respective fields, and the programme's global, interdisciplinary approach.

Moses Sebana

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Moses Sebana
Moses explains how his online masters degree in Global Health and Infectious Diseases has helped him find the answers to local healthcare issues in Rwanda, rather than simply identify the problems.

Jennifer Adong

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Jennifer Adong
Jennifer is a medical doctor in Uganda - she reflects on how studying an MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases online has realigned her thinking of health.

Teniola Lawanson

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Teniola Lawanson
Nigerian doctor, Teniola, a student on the online MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases bursts some of the misconceptions that exist about online degrees and explains why he finds it a great way to network with others.

Justine Odionyi

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Justine Odionyi
Studying Global Health and Infectious Diseases online has enabled Justine, a paediatrician from Kenya, to get the best out of stakeholders at work and align her work to donor demands.

Mark Ondieki

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Mark Ondieki
Mark is a doctor from Kenya, who works in a paediatrics outpatient clinic. Studying Global Health and Infectious Diseases online has helped him understand that diseases can be looked at from a bigger picture.

Irene Kasunda

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Irene Kasunda
Studying online has given Malawian student Irene the confidence to use online technologies in her work to facilitate meetings, and has enabled her to try out new approaches in her work that she's learned from her classmates.

Eleanora Bafour-Agyei

A film still of MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Eleanora Bafour-Agyei
Online student Eleanora started up her own NGO in maternal and child health in Ghana. She chose to study this online degree so she could upgrade her knowledge of infections that can affect mothers and children, and finds online learning to be a valid and effective way to study.

Natalia Casey

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Natalia Casey
Online student Natalia from the UK is studying an MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases, which complements her current job in a microbiology laboratory in the NHS.

Bassey Edem

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Bassey Edem
Bassey, a doctor from Nigeria, found that studying his masters online helped him appreciate the need for collaboration, and to have a global approach to diseases control.

Agnita Narendra

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Agnita Narendra
Agnita Narendra, from India, talks about how studying the MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases while working in the public health sector complements and expands her practice.

Benedict Okoe Quao

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Ben Okoe Quao
Benedict talks about how the MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases has helped his medical career, and the challenges of juggling work and part-time study.

Christiane Takeda

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Christiane Takeda
Christiane Takeda, from Brazil, talks about the interdisciplinarity of global health and the supportive world of online learning.

Doreen Nanyunja

A film still of MSc Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Doreen Nanyunja
Doreen, a doctor from Uganda, has gone on to further study after graduating from our online Masters in Global Health and Infectious Diseases. She has found she is able to apply the research methods gained in her online masters to her new campus-based degree.

Jude Ssensamba

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Jude Ssensamba
Jude, a graduate from MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases, talks about how studying online has given him a global perspective on the world's health challenges, and has enabled him to become a visiting lecturer at Vrije University in Belgium.

Ricky Okwir Okello

A film still of Global Health and Infectious Diseases student Ricky Okwir Okello
Ricky, a gorilla doctor, studied an online masters in Global Health and Infectious Diseases while working remotely in Uganda.