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The MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine is open to candidates from a variety of academic backgrounds, both medical and non-medical. Candidates must nevertheless meet all following criteria:

  • Academic record (MD or BA BSc at least equivalent of 2.1 in UK university in a relevant field). Relevant fields include all allied health professions degrees, any basic science, international development, international relations, human geography, anthropology.
  • Experience of global health issues including at least one year's experience in a resource limited context. The one year experience may include all work related to health but also work with government and non-governmental organisations related to health (such as water and sanitation) and in educational roles.
  • English language proficiency at the highest level. If your first language is not English or if your first language is English but you are not a national of the UK, Ireland, or a majority English-speaking country recognised by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), you must supply evidence that you have reached the relevant higher level. Please read the following guidance on proficiency in English for further information. Please note that you do not need to submit the English language test result when you submit your application. Any offer of a place will be conditional on your supplying your English language test result at the highest level.

Please visit the course page on the University website for the full selection criteria.