Objectives and competences

This master's degree is intended for postgraduate students and professionals who wish to pursue a career in the healthcare sector. The programme provides a global, inter- and transdisciplinary perspective, addressing the health problems of the most vulnerable populations in our world. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to address today's global health challenges, become prepared to join international organizations working for health equity around the world and developing and implementing sustainable solutions. Students in this programme can take courses accredited by tropEd (see www.troped.org).

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Medicine and dentistry
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Social sciences, social work, industrial relations and human resources, sociology, political science and international relations
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionEnglish
Enrolment fee:First year: 11.400,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:13/09/2024
Master's degree course homepage www.mastersaludglobal.org
ManagmentCasamitjana Badia, Núria
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- To analyse the factors that have a bearing on global health.
- To understand the complex relations between health and other disciplines such as economics, political sciences, anthropology, epidemiology and environmental sciences.
- To know how to develop effective and sustainable solutions that contribute to improving health in a globalized world.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates in health sciences, social sciences and other related disciplines (life sciences, economics, sociology, anthropology, etc.) with an interest in a multidisciplinary global approach to the major challenges of world health that affect vulnerable populations.
- Health professionals and other professionals in related disciplines.
- Employees of NGOs, foundations, public-private partnerships and aid agencies.
- Civil servants and academics wishing to broaden their knowledge of global health.

Access requirements:
- University degree, diploma or equivalent qualification.
-You must have a good level of English, as all teaching is conducted in this language. If English is not your native language, you must provide evidence of an appropriate level by submitting the corresponding certificate or through an interview held during the selection process.
- Detailed curriculum vitae and statement of interest.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.



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Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut (UB)
C/ Casanova 143
Campus Casanova
08036 - Barcelona
Email address:secretariamedicina@ub.edu
Telephone:934 035 258
Observations:from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (office hours)

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Salut Global de Barcelona - ISGlobal
C/ Rosselló 132, 7a
Campus Casanova
08036 - Barcelona
Email address:formacion@isglobal.org
Telephone:+34 686 835 185
Observations:from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (office hours).

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