Online Global Health Post Graduate Programmes
Online global health programmes: Flexible study bringing together disciplines from across the University
We have a range of online global health programmes for students based around the world.
Courses are typically delivered parttime – to enable ongoing professional work – and structured over 3 years with staged accreditation after each year (certificate, diploma and masters). Our online learning is designed for low internet bandwidth – to make it easy to access the material. Follow the links below to learn more about each of these degrees.
Global health online programmes (post graduate)
|Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health||This programme is offered by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. It offers the interdisciplinary training necessary to understand and manage the natural environment.||MSc in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health|
|Clinical Education||This programme is offered by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Here health care professionals and veterinary practitioners learn best practice in clinical education.||MSc in Clinical Education|
This programme provides the opportunity for healthcare professionals to select courses relevant to their speciality and area of expertise, aiming to support the demand for appropriately qualified health professionals to lead clinical trials of all phases. Relevant for those wishing to gain an overall understanding of clinical trials before moving into the field or those with general or specialist experience in this area and are looking to broaden their role in the design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials.
|Family Medicine||The discipline of Family Medicine is gaining prominence as a vehicle for promoting effective primary health care. This part-time online programme aims to equip students with the skills to become family doctors. Doctors who "resolve more and refer less", whose presence will improve the quality of patient care by providing continuity of care and an understanding of the importance of caring for patients in the context of their family and their community.||Master of Family Medicine|
|Global Challenges||A new interdisciplinary interactive MSc programme exploring the complex relationships that drive and power global health, development, society and environment.||MSc in Global Challenges|
This interdisciplinary programme introduces health informatics in the context of international health systems and global health challenges, supported by specialist courses covering areas such as public health informatics, telehealthcare and mHealth.
|MSc in Global eHealth|
|Global Health and Infectious Diseases||Infectious diseases are a major global concern, resulting in 11 million deaths per year and many more lives affected by reduced productivity and missed educational opportunities. This programme aims address the challenges posed by infectious diseases in the 21st Century.||MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases|
|International Animal Health||This programme is offered by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Here you will learn to identify, control and manage animal diseases, and develop expertise in the social and economic factors affecting the welfare of livestock.||MSc in International Animal Health|
|International Animal Welfare||This programme is ideal for individuals who wish to gain a world-class qualification in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law.||MSc in International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law|
Master of Public Health
|Our Masters of Public Health programmes offer training across the broad range of public health disciplines, preparing you for a future career in public or global health, research or practice. The programmes build on our long history and excellent reputation for postgraduate training in public health sciences.||Master of Public Health|
|One Health||The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies offers an on-line distance learning MSc programme in One Health, a discipline that sits at the interface between human, animal and ecosystem health. This fast-evolving subject-area is well suited to preparing professionals looking to tackle the wide range of intractable and highly complex health challenges of the 21st Century. This programme is suitable for a wide range of professionals, whose disciplinary backgrounds can include the health, biological, environmental and social sciences.||MSc One Health|
|Primary Care Ophthalmology||Is offered by the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, and designed to meet the needs of optometrists, GPs, junior medical and surgical ophthalmology trainees, other health professionals (e.g., orthoptists, ophthalmic nurses) seeking to advance their understanding of primary eye care and its interface with secondary care.||MSc in Primary Care Ophthalmology|
|ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology||Is offered by the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, is designed to meet the needs of advanced medical and surgical ophthalmology trainees en route to consultancy. Applications from independently practising ophthalmologists will also be considered. Supports learning for the Fellowship examinations of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) (Ophth) and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.||ChM (Master of Surgery) in Clinical Ophthalmology|
|Paediatric Emergency Medicine||This online programme is offered by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and has been designed to provide the educational background required for clinicians managing medical emergencies in children.||MSc in Paediatric Emergency Medicine|
|Clinical Management of Pain||This programme provides advanced pain management education for graduates in medicine, dentistry, nursing, physiotherapy, psychology and other disciplines involved in pain management||MSc in Clinical Management of Pain|
|Science Communication and Public Engagement||Many career opportunities are emerging at the interface between scientific research and public bodies. There is a greater need to demonstrate the impact of publicly funded research and to help the general public appreciate the value of science. This programme, offered by the School of Biomedical Sciences, will develop your knowledge of current issues and the latest methodologies.||MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement|
|Surgical Sciences||This programme is offered by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. It is designed to meet the needs of the modern surgeon in training.||MSc in Surgical Sciences|
|MVetSci in Conservation Medicine||The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies offers an exciting part-time, online, distance learning MVetSci in Conservation Medicine. This is aimed at veterinary professionals seeking to develop their awareness and understanding of, and practical ability to contribute to, the field of conservation medicine.||MVetSci in Conservation Medicine|