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Wellcome Master’s Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science 2023

MSc Global Health at the University of Southampton

Wellcome Awards

The Wellcome Master’s Programme Awards in Humanities and Social Science scholarship scheme aims to train humanities and social science researchers from low and middle-income countries in Global Health.

This year, in partnership with the Wellcome Trust, the MSc in Global Health will offer two scholarships to students applying for this programme to start their studies in September 2023.  

Scheme Summary

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have evidence of excellent academic achievement, with the minimum of a BSc/BA grade equivalent to a UK 2i or first.

In addition, applicants must:

Please note that it can take up to three months after applying to receive an offer of acceptance, so please ensure that you apply for the programme with sufficient time before the deadline.

How to apply

1.    Apply to the MSc in Global Health: When applying please ensure you choose the MSc Global Health programme in the Faculty of Social Sciences NOT the MSc Public Health (Global Health Pathway) as this programme is not eligible for the scholarship award.

2.    After you have received an unconditional offer, complete the scholarship application form available here.

The scholarship application deadline is 17 May 2023.

Incomplete applications or those that do not meet eligibility criteria, including evidence of English language proficiency where required, by 17 May 2023 will not be considered. 

About the MSc in Global Health

The MSc in Global Health within the School of Social Science at Southampton University is a multi-disciplinary programme designed to equip students with the necessary skills to understand and respond to global health challenges. Taught by research-active academic experts from multidisciplinary backgrounds, it includes core modules, which provide students with a comprehensive understanding of key issues and concepts in transnational health. In addition, the course has a strong quantitative component, which provides students with a robust understanding of statistical and epidemiological methods. A further feature is that students are able to choose from a range of optional modules offered by the Schools of Social Science (which includes social statistics, demography and gerontology), Geography and Law, as well as the Faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences in order to tailor their programme to meet their specific needs and interest.

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