Global Master of Public Health

A research-driven, flexible degree for the next generation of public health leaders.

The Global Master of Public Health degree programme draws on Imperial College London’s world-leading public health research. The College’s research-driven, evidence-based approach gives you a comprehensive grounding in epidemiology, global health challenges, the role of innovation in health improvement and other critical topics to develop, manage, and implement interventions in public health.

A major focus of the programme will be a significant practice-based project with real-world application that you can use in portfolios and submit for publication. You’ll work directly with faculty who regularly advise international organizations on strategies to improve global public health. By earning this degree, you’ll develop the skills required to influence health policies around the world.

Who is this degree for:

  • Professionals and clinicians looking to enhance their careers in public health
  • Postgraduate students who are keen to develop their research skills and pursue a public health career
  • Researchers and public health practitioners who are passionate about ideas, collaboration, and solutions to today’s global health challenges

Coming Fall 2019

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The degree experience is...


The same courses you’ll find on campus, with the flexibility to learn when and where you want.


Collaborate with a global network of industry leading classmates, instructors, and alumni.


Innovative courses with lectures from some of the world’s best instructors and hands-on projects.


Practical courses designed to help you master skills that you can start applying to your career right away.

When you graduate, you’ll be able to:

  • Success

    Tackle global public health challenges by developing prevention, mitigation, and control strategies.

  • Success

    Use an evidence-based approach to design and evaluate public health interventions.

  • Success

    Work with interdisciplinary and international teams to develop innovative solutions to public health problems.

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    Join a prestigious network of 190,000 Imperial alumni across the globe and take advantage of online access to our alumni network.

About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a globally-ranked top ten university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Imperial’s School of Public Health is committed to achieving better health for all through strengthening the public health science base, training the next generation of public health leaders, and influencing health policies around the world.


World Ranking (Times Higher Education 2018)


Nobel Prize Winners


Rated for quality by the UK Teaching Excellence Framework