Do you want to improve health for people around the globe?
The ISGlobal-University of Barcelona Master of Global Health is designed for students and professionals seeking to develop a career in health, from a global and transdisciplinary perspective. The programme offers the knowledge necessary to face the current challenges in global health and prepares students for work with organisations that fight for equitable access to health around the world.
As a student of the Master of Global Health, you will gain the knowledge and tools necessary to:
Analyse the factors that influence the health of the global population
Understand the complex relationship between health and other disciplines, such as economics, politics, anthropology, epidemiology, and environmental sciences
Develop effective and sustainable solutions that contribute to improving health in a globalised world
Designed for students and professionals from diverse backgrounds (health and life sciences, social sciences, law and economics, etc.) who want to develop a career in the field of global health in:
Ministries of health
Cooperation and development agencies
Other stakeholders of the global health international community
The ISGlobal-University of Barcelona Master of Global Health is carried out in collaboration with academic institutions, research centres and NGOs in the health sector.
Our faculty come from diverse disciplines and have extensive experience working in global health with internationally recognised universities, research centres and public-private partnerships. Professors bring their real world experience, as professionals and leaders in the field, to our classrooms.
Entrance requirements for the Master of Global Health ISGlobal - University of Barcelona are the following:
Certified advanced level of both English and Spanish
Candidates for the Master's degree should send the following information via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Enrolment Master of Global Health [full name of the applicant]".
A complete curriculum vitae;
A letter of motivation; and
Two letters of recommendation, either academic or professional.
The University of Barcelona Faculty of Medicine hosted the presentation of the Master's second edition on June 2013. You can watch the video on the following link.
The Master of Global Health programme consists of 60 ECTS (European credits) or one academic year, which runs from September to June. It is organised in three modules and uses a participative methodology based on case studies, problem solving and debate.
Global Health Fundamentals (30 ECTS)
Determinants of Global Health
Health Economics and Financing Research Methods for Global Health:
International Governance and its Impact on Health
Global Health Challenges
Health Systems and Policy
Advanced Topics in Global Health (18 ECTS)
Global Health Management
Infectious Diseases and Global Health
Nutrition and Food Security
Responses to Situations of Crisis from the Global Health Perspective
Maternal and Reproductive Health
Global Health Skills (12 ECTS)
Seminars and Workshops
On 17 May 2013, Dr. Núria Casamitjana, ISGlobal's Training and Education Director, offered this presentation of our training programmes. This is the video of that session, which was streamed live: