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General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
  • Casamitjana Badia, Núria
  • Plasència Taradach, Antoni
Number of credits: 30,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Face-to-face
Centre responsible : Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 5.250,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 9/12/2022

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- 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 and epidemiology.
- To participate in the development of sustainable solutions that contribute to improving quality and access to health, especially in the most disadvantaged populations.
- To work in multidisciplinary teams to develop and implement solutions to the main problems and challenges in global health, demonstrating a concern for ethical practice and respect for human rights.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Graduates in health sciences and related disciplines (life sciences, economics, sociology, anthropology, etc.) with an interest in a multidisciplinary global approach to the major challenges of world health.
- 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.

Admission requirements:
- University degree, diploma or equivalent university qualification.
- Detailed curriculum vitae and statement of interest.

The diploma will be taught in Spanish and English, depending on the subjects and each of the professors} mother tongues. Most materials and most of the bibliography are in English. As such, students must have a good working knowledge of Spanish and English. If they are not the student's mother tongue, proof of their level must be provided.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 4/1/2022
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 9/5/2022

Further information


Name of individual or institution: Facultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut UB
Address: C/ Casanova 143 Campus Clínic August Pi i Sunyer 08036 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: secretariamedicina@ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.ub.edu/medicina
Telephone: 934 035 258
Fax: 934 035 254
Observations: Classes preferably in the morning, from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Depending on the subject, there are sessions and seminars that can be taught from 3.00 to 7 p.m.


Name of individual or institution: Institut de Salut Global de Barcelona - ISGlobal
Address: C/ Rosselló 132, 7a Campus Casanova 08036 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: formacion@isglobal.org
Webpage: http://www.mastersaludglobal.org
Telephone: +34 686 835 185

Observations: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (office hours).

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