Who is this degree for:

Whether you’ve already had extensive experience in the public health field or you’re longing to build a high-impact and useful career, a Global MPH online degree shapes you into a leader in this field. Students at the School of Public Health come from paths in medicine, health policy, academic research, and more. All with one common thread: a calling to help make the world healthier and safer for all.

Cohorts and Deadlines:

Applications are open for the Fall 2023 cohort!

Next deadline to apply: May 8

Application Requirements

Applicants for the degree programme must have:

Normally a minimum 2.1 UK Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a science subject or MBBS degree (or a comparable qualification recognised by the College). The academic requirement of a minimum 2.1 is for applicants who hold or who are working towards a UK qualification. For guidance on how qualifications awarded by overseas institutions may satisfy the College’s minimum academic admission requirements - see Imperial's Country index.

Suitable applicants should have a background in: medicine, health sciences, biological sciences or environmental sciences.

All Imperial applicants must also show that they have a high level of written and spoken English to meet the demands of our challenging academic environment (equivalent to IELTS 7.0). Find out more about our English language requirements for postgraduate study.

Application Process

Create an application via the Imperial College London ‘Apply' webpage and prepare the information you will need to complete your application, including:

You will need to complete a personal statement as part of your application. These statements support your application by demonstrating that the course is right for you and that you have the skills, knowledge and aptitude to achieve the course requirements. They are normally around one to two pages of text.

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Please upload scanned copies of the academic transcripts and certificates for the higher education qualifications you already hold when you apply.

We seek in-depth information about your skills in order to understand how this programme will help you achieve your professional goals.

You will need to provide the names of two suitable referees. One must be an academic reference, the second referee may be another academic referee, or where appropriate/relevant, a professional referee.

There is a non-refundable application fee of £80 to cover the administrative and staffing costs associated with processing the large volume of applications that Imperial receives.

Imperial will waive the fee for any applicant – Home or Overseas – who demonstrates that they are experiencing financial hardship. Please see Imperial's website for further information.

For the three year Master’s programme, students must first enrol on a one year Postgraduate Certificate programme. Students who complete the Certificate will have the option to continue on to study for a one year Postgraduate Diploma, followed by the option of a final year to achieve the Master’s qualification.

We aim to review applications in detail once all information has been submitted. The process takes 6-8 weeks.

Questions about the admissions process or the programme? Please do not hesitate to ask via gmph-queries@imperial.ac.uk.

Class Profile

  • Students from 48 countries and 6 continents
  • 56% Female and 44% Male

Applications are open for the Fall 2023 cohort!

Next deadline to apply: May 8

You will need to apply online directly with Imperial College London.

Apply for the School of Public Health scholarship for 2023 entry.

If you have any questions about the admissions process or the programme, please do not hesitate to get in touch via gmph-queries@imperial.ac.uk.

View the Welcome Booklet 2022/23.

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