Online MSc in Primary Health Care

General

Program Description

Healthcare across the world faces major challenges from the increasing demands of ageing populations and the rise in non-communicable diseases. If a good primary healthcare system is in place, it is able to meet 80–90% of a patient’s health needs over the course of their life. This presents a huge opportunity for those in this field to make a difference to wider populations.


Enhance primary care around the world

By elevating primary care concepts, this 100% online programme gives professionals looking to advance their career the ability to propose, develop and implement sustainable strategies within a healthcare system – all to help address rising rates of chronic illness and complex care needs globally. The MSc Primary Care will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make a difference in primary healthcare in the 21st century.

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100% online, interactive learning

Studying online means you don’t have to sacrifice your current career in order to pursue a new one. With industry-lead teaching and cutting-edge research, you’ll be able to study the entire programme without having to set foot on campus. You would be able to access Glasgow's interactive resources from anywhere and at any time; this includes recorded lectures, videos, discussion areas and more – whatever helps you to achieve your career goal. Once you’ve started the programme, they won’t leave you to it. They will always be on hand to help you, all the way through to graduation.

Ranked 1st in the Russell Group for teaching (NSS 2018), the University of Glasgow offer a flexible programme that can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. Whether you want to study an MSc, a PgDip or a PgCert, or choose your duration of study between 1 and 6 years; at the University of Glasgow, you can further your ambitions without compromising your current commitments.

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Entry Requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent from a recognised institution or 2:2 in a related field, with at least six months’ work experience in public health or healthcare.
  • International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

World changers welcome: join us and make your mark

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Last updated December 2019

About the School

Our online programmes allow you to study for a University of Glasgow postgraduate degree from anywhere in the world. The University of Glasgow offers a range of online postgraduate programmes and shor ... Read More

Our online programmes allow you to study for a University of Glasgow postgraduate degree from anywhere in the world. The University of Glasgow offers a range of online postgraduate programmes and short courses as well as free MOOCs (massive online open courses). We offer online distance learning programmes across an ever-expanding range of subject areas. Our online postgraduate programmes involve the same level of work as our on-campus programmes, and the qualification you get is of equal value. All you need to study for our online programmes is a computer and internet connection. Read less