Global health

The Global Public Health Unit is rooted in the disciplines of public health and social medicine and underpinned by the values of equity, justice and sustainability.

5th in the UK for research

Research Excellence Framework, 2014

Our academics engage in active research, public policy debates and health programmes locally, nationally and globally.

Our multidisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offer a broad education in public health, presenting social, political and economic interpretations of the challenges of building a healthier world.

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I’m excited to be a part of Barts and The London, a part of Queen Mary, here in the East End of the city. Health is a field which has always interested me and I’m certain that this multidisciplinary degree will set me up for my future, working in the health sector.
— Lewis Thomas, Global Health BSc (2016)

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Blizard Institute

The Blizard Institute is the largest institute within Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. We aim to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service: our research output is ranked joint first in the UK for hospital based clinical research and first in London for health services research.

We work in partnerships with neighbouring NHS Trusts, healthcare professionals and local communities on research to address the health needs of our local population.

The Global Public Health Unit brings together leading researchers and teachers in public health policy, all of whom share a commitment to reducing health inequalities and promoting universal health care in and beyond the UK.

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