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Undergraduate

Studying Global Health & Social Medicine is ideal for students seeking to improve health and wellbeing around the world by shaping effective polices and healthcare delivery systems.

Whether you want to promote responsible biomedical research, address global health inequities or ensure fairness across generations, our degrees offer you the flexibility to discover your niche.

Our BA and BSc degrees also offer a unique opportunity to study abroad for the year or intern with one of our partner organisations around the world. Meanwhile, our iBSc degree trains you in critical areas of policy affecting older people and ageing societies – an area of pressing importance around the world.

Graduates go on to inform policy and communications in government, think tanks and research organisations like the Wellcome Trust; influence advocacy campaigns for non-profit organisations; and assist with emergency relief.

UCAS Code Apply direct to King's
Duration One year

Global Ageing, Health & Policy Intercalated BSc course at King's College London

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UCAS Code L510, L512 (with a year abroad)
Duration Three, or four years with a year abroad

Study a BSc Global Health & Social Medicine degree in the Department of Global Health & Social Science at King's College London.

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UCAS Code L511, L513 (with a year abroad)
Duration Three, or four years with a year abroad

Study a BA Global Health & Social Medicine degree in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London.

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Study abroad with your degree

To encourage you to develop a well-rounded global perspective on health and social medicine, we offer the possibility to study abroad with a King’s partner university.

Choose from either an entire academic year (in addition to the existing three-year module sequence) or a school programme.

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