Are you looking to make a difference in the world?
Study in the Department of Health Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London and you will explore how environmental, biological, social, political and economic factors impact human and environmental health, affecting us all.
You will be taught by staff who are acknowledged experts in their fields with strong links to international research networks, human and plant health collaborations across the world. They are as passionate about teaching as they are about making a difference to the world at large through innovative research, consultancy and collaborative projects.
Our new undergraduate degrees opened in September 2023:
- BSc Health Studies
- BSc Health Studies with an Integrated Foundation Year
BSc Health Studies at Royal Holloway, is a new degree with a focus on promoting healthier populations and environments, an exciting area leading to a huge variety of career pathways for graduates who are prepared to make a difference in the world. We offer stimulating teaching to inspire and challenge you and the flexibility to explore your own interests. We are partners with the Royal Society for Public Health and our BSc Health Studies students get free membership in their first year.
Meet the BSc Health Studies Course Director, Dr Barbara Herring here
The following postgraduate taught masters degrees are available, find out more and apply here:
- MSc Global Health: Food Security, Sustainability and Biodiversity (in partnership with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)
- MSc Global Health: Human Health and the Environment
- MA Global Health: Society, Culture and Behaviour
These exciting new masters courses connect knowledge to global health-related challenges and solutions. The solutions will be based around creative and flexible thinking and interdisciplinary education will include experiential learning and placement-based trial and error experiences, alone and in teams, including interdisciplinary settings. You will benefit from individual attention, stimulating teaching to inspire and challenge you, and the flexibility to explore your own interests.
If you have any queries regarding our postgraduate taught masters degrees, please contact
Dr Mark Lee MSc Global Health: Food Security, Sustainability and Biodiversity
Dr Jenni Cole MSc Global Health: Human Health and the Environment, and MA Global Health: Society, Culture and Behaviour
For research opportunities leading to a PhD we invite you to email academic staff with whom you are interested in working to discuss potential projects.
For general enquiries, please contact HealthStudies@rhul.ac.uk