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Please note that applications are now closed for entry in the academic year 2018-19. The application system will re-open on 1st September 2018 for entry in the academic year 2019-10.

Selection 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's 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 higher 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 higher level.

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

Admissions to 1+1 MBA

We have now partnered with the Said Business School and are part of the Oxford 1+1 MBA programme. Visit the Said Business School web page for further details and how to apply.
As a 1+1 MBA student, you will be reading for the MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine in year 1, followed by the MBA in year 2.

Admissions to 1+3 Grand Union DTP

Visit the Grand Union DTP website for information on 1+3 (MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine followed by a 3-year DPhil. Candidates wishing to apply for the 1+3 should submit with their MSc IHTM application a brief proposal for their DPhil research project along with the names of two supervisors (at least one of which should be NDM).
If admitted on the MSc IHTM, your research proposal will be forwarded to the DPhil admission panel for consideration. Candidate will then formally apply to the DPhil once registered on the MSc.

How to Apply

Please note that applications are now closed for entry in the academic year 2018-19.
The application system will re-open on 1st September 2018 for entry in the academic year 2019-10.

Read the Application guide and application form 2017-18 for entry in 2018-19. The course code is TM_HATH1

You will be required to submit:

  • a standard CV
  • official transcripts of any previous university-level degrees
  • a statement of purpose (no more than 1 page) on why you wish to do the course
  • three references.

You will also be required to pay an application fee of £75. Please visit the application guide for further information on how to pay the fee.

Fees - Academic Year 2018/19

Tuition Fees:

Home/EU: £13,950

Overseas: £32,895

College Fees: £3,112

Living Costs: Please click here for an estimate of how much it costs to live and study in Oxford.

For More information

Visit the University course page for full details about entry requirements, selection criteria, the application process and admissions deadlines.

Guidance on proficiency in English is available on the Application guide.