Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Global Health Systems in Africa

Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Field of Study:Geophysics and Seismology
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)


The Collaborative Specialization will augment the training received in the student’s home department by providing specialized training in scholarship related to Global Health Systems in Africa. The objective is to provide students with a transdisciplinary, knowledge-to-action, systems approach learning experience (in both research-based and professional programs) in order to become global leaders with an understanding of one of the most challenging, complex areas of the world. Students will explore thematic areas inspired by the 2015-2030 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals where Western University has established strengths such as in poverty reduction; maternal and newborn child health; HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases; environment and sustainability; and food and nutrition.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission Requirements: Current enrollment in a participating graduate program at Western University; Student must be in good academic standing in their home department; Student must be within the first year of study in the home department program; Permission of home department supervisor to participate in the Collaborative Specialization.
    Application Notes : Students' chosen area of research must have relevance to the 2015-2030 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 12, 2022