Global Health (Single Modules)

We offer a number of standalone modules in global Health which cover a range of issues to help prepare professionals in all disciplines face the challenges of working in global health and development in challenging environments. The modules are delivered by the Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) at QMU, with some modules delivered online.

The standalone Global Health modules are aimed at healthcare professionals and managers working in the public, not-for-profit or private sectors, and those working in academic centres or government.

Participants of the professional development courses will receive a certificate of attendance from the Institute.

Following completion of one module, you may choose to progress your studies to attain a named award (See 'outcome' under the Key details tab below).  IGHD currently offers the following named awards:  



Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree or relevant professional qualification.


Below is a list of modules which may be available. Please contact us to check their availability.


Key details

Outcomes: A number of modules carry 15 credit points at SCQF level 11. These points are credited to you should you subsequently decide to complete further suites of modules that lead variously, to postgraduate certificate, diploma or a master's degree. 

Start Date: There may be several start dates available for each module. For confirmation of start date, please contact the staff member named below.

Duration: 5 weeks dependent on course

Location/Attendance: Some modules are delivered at QMU and some are delivered online.

Professional registration: These courses do not provide professional registration. 

Fees: To view the fee for Institute for Global Health and Development singles modules visit Fees and Charges page, select the appropriate year for entry and then look under the 'Non-standard Postgraduate fees tab.

For further information, including application process, please contact: IGHD (ighd@qmu.ac.uk) on tel +44 (0)131 474 0000


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