Education, Health Promotion And International Development MA

This masters degree will:

  • identify key concepts and issues in education, health promotion and international development
  • develop the knowledge and skills you need to write project proposals and plan, implement and evaluate health promotion initiatives
  • reflect on research, analysis, policy and practice in relation to education and health promotion in low- and middle-income countries
  • enable you to critically review arguments, advance your own analysis and undertake research on education, international development and health promotion.


This masters degree offers the opportunity to:

  • be taught by experts in health promotion and education in low- and middle-income contexts
  • benefit from international guest speakers at lectures and seminars
  • be involved in a range of teaching and learning methods that mirror good practice in participatory planning and practice for health promotion
  • meet a diverse student group (our alumni are from more than 80 countries)
  • take part in a study visit to Paris (not included in the course fee), incorporating UNESCO and the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)
  • study modules online as well as face-to-face, with a minimum of one term in residence in London.

Who is this programme for?

People who work in health, education, health promotion and/or social development in low- or middle-income countries; also professionals who would like to transfer their expertise in high-income countries to low- and middle-income contexts.

Entry requirements

A good first degree or equivalent (for example, our BA Education Studies) and, normally, appropriate experience in a low- or middle-income country.

How are you assessed?

By coursework and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.


Mixed mode, including face-to-face daytime sessions, evening intensive courses and online learning.


Core modules

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