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Undergraduate 'Global Health & Social Medicine' Study Abroad Programme 2016/17

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Study Abroad. Distinguish Yourself.

King's is one of the UK's most historic and prestigious universities. With a forward thinking vision and state-of-the-art facilities, King's is renowned for excellence in both its innovative teaching and pioneering research. Based in central London, King's is one of the largest multi-faculty institutions in the UK. It has nearly 25,000 students from more than 140 countries across our nine academic Faculties.

The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s College offer a unique undergraduate Study Abroad programme, in Global Health & Social Medicine. This programme allows students to gain unique insights into the economic, political and cultural factors that shape the nature of health and disease and which explain entrenched inequalities in the provision of health care worldwide.

With its international focus, and teaching from an international team of experts, led by Professor Nikolas Rose and Professor Bronwyn Parry, the programme offers a unique opportunity to students who are committed to understanding and solving the most pressing challenges that face the world in the 21st Century.

  • 2 x mandatory modules 'Introduction to Global Health' and 'Introduction to Social Medicine' make up half of your credit.
  • Elective modules make up the rest of your credit.
  • The Study Abroad team will work with you to find complementary modules which focus in on your desired subject area.

Programme Qualification
Transferrable Credit

Programme start dates
September or January

Programme duration
Full Year, Autumn or Spring

Location / Venue
Central London