Welcome to the Global Health Policy Unit
The Global Health Policy Unit is an interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching unit. GHPU is based in Social Policy, within the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh, which is ranked in the top 20 Universities globally (QS World University Rankings). GHPU takes an interdisciplinary and policy-focused approach to understanding population health and the factors that influence it at the national, regional, and global levels. The Unit is a global leader in the field of global health policy and education, and attracts exceptional students from around the world.
COVID-19 update: We are expecting to run our on-campus MSc programmes as usual in the coming academic year (for entry in September 2020). However, we also run an online version of the MSc Global Health Policy, which mirrors the content of the on-campus programme. Details of each of the programmes can be found here.
Our Research and Collaborations
GHPU is a world leader in global health policy research, and staff and students work with a range of national and international organisations that work in the health policy domain.
Our blog features posts by our staff, students, and other colleagues on topics related to our research and broader global health policy interests, as well as contemporary global health debates.