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Global Health (intercalated) [BSc]

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UCAS institution code
M20
Degree awarded
Bachelor of Science with Hons
Duration
12 months
Number of places/applicants
It is estimated that around 30-40 places will be available.  Please note: Places are available only for intercalating medical students.  Applications from such students are welcomed, whether from within this University, others around the UK, or from Overseas.
Contact email
Contact telephone
+ 44 (0)161 275 0464
How to apply

Intercalating medical students from Manchester Medical School should contact kenny.borland@manchester.ac.uk regarding the intercalation process.

Medical students from other universities can contact hcri@manchester.ac.uk in the first instance, should they choose, in order to register their interest. 

You will be asked to complete an application form and then subsequently provide academic transcripts, plus a letter of support from your medical school, once you have completed your studies at the end of May.

Course description

This one-year, intercalated BSc in Global Health is designed for medical students who want to prepare themselves to be a global doctor, by enhancing their knowledge about the inter-connectedness of health and its determinants.  This course analyses the impact of major social, economic, political, cultural and environmental factors on health challenges, such as the global epidemic in HIV / AIDS, chronic diseases, trauma in developing countries, tropical diseases and the emergence and rapid spread of infectious diseases.