MRes Global Health Systems Theory and Policy

Develop a critical, research-led approach to the study of global health systems and gain the key research skills you will need for doctoral-level study. Learn how you can make a difference in health policy while you explore the social determinants for health and the interface between politics and policy.

  • Gain all the skills you need to move on to a PhD
  • Study on a multidisciplinary programme which includes sociology, anthropology, economics, law, geography and public health medicine
  • Benefit from strong links to the NHS, local authorities, policymakers and leading international figures in global health
  • Go on to work in health policy and other fields of public health and public policy with a global perspective


At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities. These include:

the Blizard Building, which has state of-the-art facilities for students and staff including open-plan research laboratories, office space, a 400-seater lecture theatre and a café, and several seminar rooms
a Learning Resources Centre, open around the clock, with 200 networked PCs solely for the use of postgraduate students

Career paths

The course is designed for students who want to progress on to a PhD and eventually work in health policy and other fields of public health and public policy. Our students gain a global perspective and are equipped to enhance capacity and work effectively in multidisciplinary teams on behalf of local populations.

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£25,150 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time